CFP Certification Scholarships – Deadline to Apply 10/10/21

The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning is excited to tell you about six CFP® certification scholarships that are now accepting applications. These scholarships are designed to provide you with financial assistance as you pursue the education requirement for CFP® certification and prepare for the CFP® exam. The deadline to apply for each scholarship is October 10, 2021. We encourage you to apply today!

Aspiriant Impact Scholarship

  • Eligible Applicants: Candidates for CFP® certification seeking to complete an undergraduate or certificate-level CFP Board-Registered Program who are from an underrepresented population within the financial planning profession (in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation) AND/OR candidates who have a demonstrated financial need.
  • Scholarship Award: Up to $5,000 to students seeking to complete a certificate-level program and up to $10,000 to students seeking to complete an undergraduate-level program.
  • Apply now!

Deena Jo Heide-Diesslin Foundation Challenge Match Scholarship

  • Eligible Applicants: Candidates for CFP® certification from an underrepresented population within the financial planning profession (in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation) who have a demonstrated financial need, and who are seeking to complete an undergraduate or certificate-level CFP Board Registered Program.
  • Scholarship Award: Up to $5,000 to students seeking to complete a certificate-level program and up to $10,000 to students seeking to complete an undergraduate-level program.
  • Apply now!

Parsec Financial CFP® Certification Diversity Scholarship

  • Eligible Applicants: Candidates for CFP® certification from an underrepresented population within the financial planning profession in terms of race or ethnicity who have a demonstrated financial need, and who are seeking to complete a certificate-level CFP Board Registered Program. Must be enrolled in a certificate-level CFP Board Registered Program at a college or university located in either Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or West Virginia, OR be a resident of one of the above states and enrolled in an online certificate-level CFP Board Registered Program at the time the award is issued.
  • Scholarship Award: Up to $5,000.
  • Apply now!

Ballentine Partners Scholarship to Create a Diverse Planning Profession

  • Eligible Applicants: Black or African American and/or Hispanic or Latino candidates for CFP® certification seeking to complete an undergraduate, certificate or graduate-level CFP Board Registered Program.
  • Scholarship Award: Up to $5,000.
  • Apply now!

Facet Wealth Scholarship for Increased Diversity in Financial Planning

  • Eligible Applicants: African American/Black candidates for CFP® certification seeking to complete an undergraduate or certificate-level CFP Board Registered Program.
  • Scholarship Award: Up to $5,000.
  • Apply now!

Richard B. Wagner Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarship

  • Eligible Applicants: Candidates for CFP® certification from an underrepresented population within the financial planning profession (in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation) who have a demonstrated financial need, and who are seeking to complete a certificate-level CFP Board Registered Program.
  • Scholarship Award: Up to $5,000.
  • Apply now!

The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning is grateful to our partners who make these scholarships possible and who are working with us to attract and develop the next generation of financial planners. If you have additional questions, please email us at scholarships@cfpboard.org.

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