CFA Program University Student Scholarship

As a Program Partner of the CFA Institute, the Alberta School of Business can recommend scholarships each exam year. Each academic year, the school has a limited number of scholarships to award. 

Decisions for each exam scholarship will be made after the respective application deadline.

Application Deadline:  Applications are now being accepted for 2023-2024 CFA Program Student Scholarship. The first round of selections is now open. Successful applicants will be notified. Second and third round selections will take place from February 2024 to July 2024. Applications will not be accepted or awarded in August 2024.
The portal is now open for this competition period. Applications will not be reviewed until after May 15, 2024 for the second round of submissions.
MANDATORY: When you get to the "Attachments" section of the application, we require that you upload your Current Academic CV and Current Unofficial U of A transcript. Please ensure that you include the exam type and date you are planning on registering for.

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  • Following the student deadline, the department reviews all applications and recommends those deemed worthy (major, GPA) to the CFA Institute. The department may reject applications if they fail to submit the requested documents.
  • All communication following the application submission will be from the CFA and the ultimate decision to grant scholarships is determined by the CFA Institute.
  • Successful applicants will be notified by the CFA.

Student Guide to Scholarships

Our Policies

  • One scholarship per student per level. If you are still eligible for a scholarship when you are attempting Level 2, please reapply. You application will be considered for recommendation at that time.
  • Applications are not reviewed until after the student deadline.
  • For an application to be considered, it must contain all information and follow all instructions from above. (Current Academic CV and Current Unofficial U of A transcript
    must be attached to the application).

The Business Undergraduate Office or Master's Program Office are not involved in the allocation of this scholarship.

For more information regarding the program, please see CFA Institute Scholarship website. Any questions regarding the scholarship program itself must be directed to the CFA Institute.