Ten winners will be chosen for a prize valued at over $1,400
Our mission with the UWorld CFA® scholarship is to elevate college students who are academically advanced, outstanding citizens but encounter financial limitations. UWorld scholars are many times the first in their family to attend college, this support assists in lifting their career post-graduation. This offers scholars worldwide an opportunity to attain the highest levels of finance certification. We want to break financial barriers for students across the globe, providing them with tuition assistance and prep to pass the CFA® Level I exam.
Scholarship Application Details
Submit the online application on this page.
You will receive an email with further instructions on submitting the following:
- Link to your video
- A picture of yourself smiling!
- Applicants must be in one of the following categories:
- Current undergraduate student at an accredited university or college that will be in their junior year (minimum) when applying for the scholarship, and in their senior for the exam window that’s chosen by the candidate.
- Or, currently a graduate student at an accredited university or college.
- Or, graduated from an accredited university or college in the last 2 years.
- Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.
UWorld will evaluate candidates on a quarterly basis based on the following deadlines each year: Q1 – March 31st, Q2 – June 30th, Q3 – September 30th, and Q4 – December 31st. Candidates will be notified within 10 days the outcome of the evaluation. No entries will be held over into the next window. So, if a candidate does not win, and wants to re-apply, they must submit a new entry.
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CFA Scholarship Recipients
Midwestern State University
"I was driven towards the CFA Exam because I want to enhance my skills and professionalism. But also, in the finance and banking industry, females are underrepresented. In the future I would like to mentor to young women into becoming powerhouse bankers. "
Great Zimbabwe University
"In June 2021 I will be graduating with my accounting degree and feel the CFA will be a good complement to it"
San Diego State University
"I believe in... increasing your education for personal development and what you can offer clients. I would like the CFA Certification to be my next tool. Ultimately, I would to pass the CFA exam to help increase the percentage of African American financial experts, which right now is understated."
Nigeria Defence Academy
"Currently the CFA exam is beyond my financial means. I am hoping with UWorld's sponsorship, I can move on to leverage this knowledge in helping out my community and live by the strict standards and ethics the CFA requires."
Anna Adarsh College for Women