Professor Scholarship 

This scholarship is for university and college professors of finance, economics, business, and those professors teaching topics found in CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK™).

  1. Award Amount

    CFA Program enrollment fee is waived and exam registration is reduced to USD350.
  2. Application Deadline

    15 August for the December 2020 exam.
  3. Eligibility Requirements

    For full-time college/university professors or administrators/department heads who teach a minimum number of credit hours at qualified institutions and have not yet registered for their next exam.

Complete the Application

Complete the professor scholarship application. Prepare the rest of your application materials before you submit.

English Language Letter

Obtain an English language letter, on university letterhead signed by an administrator (such as Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, President, Vice President, Principal, Dean, Provost, or Rector) at your institution attesting that you are a full-time professor at the university/college and confirming the number of credit hours taught per quarter or semester. You will submit this with your online application.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Submit a current curriculum vitae (CV) when you submit your online application.

Employment Verification

Include one of the following forms of employment verification with your online application:

  • Copy (front and back) of a university-issued identification card
  • A university affiliated email address for all communications
  • Copy of a teaching license from the issuing government agency
  • A current list of publications, research papers, or other information that confirms university affiliation or faculty relationship

Submit the Online Application and Your Materials

Submit your completed online application, English language letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and employment verification.

Scholarships are awarded throughout the year. You will be notified by email once a decision has been made on your scholarship application.

Applicants must teach at a school that is recognized as an educational institution by state or federal agencies and grant academic degrees or the equivalent, and be either:

  • a full-time professor teaching a minimum of six credit hours per quarter or semester (or equivalent) at one college or university; or
  • an administrator/department head teaching a minimum of three hours per quarter or semester (or equivalent) at one college or university.

Take the Next Step in Your Career

Enroll and register for the CFA exam.

Enroll and Register

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