FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship 2019 – Apply Now

FINCAD established the annual FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship. The goal is to encourage and support outstanding women in the field of finance, particularly those pursuing careers in financial asset management, market risk management and derivatives finance within the capital markets.

Host Institution

Any university accredited by the national or international body approved for that purpose in the country where the university is situated.

Who is eligible?

The scholarship is open to women of any age and citizenship who are studying Finance in an accredited graduate-level program.

Field of study

Graduate-level program in Finance with an emphasis on finance, particularly relating to the use of derivatives in capital markets and/ or financial risk management.

Number of scholarships: Not specified

Scholarship value: The scholarship is an award of US $20,000.

Eligibility criteria

Applications are welcomed from female citizens of all countries who are enrolled in a post-graduate program at a university accredited by the national or international body approved for that purpose in the country where the university is situated. You must be enrolled and attending the program on a full-time basis during the 2019-2020 academic year.

How to apply

Please read these instructions in full before beginning your application:

  • Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2019 at 5:59 PM ET. Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Applications are welcomed from female citizens of all countries who are enrolled in a post-graduate program at a university accredited by the national or international body approved for that purpose in the country where the university is situated. You must be enrolled and attending the program on a full-time basis during the 2018-2019 academic year.
  • The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving applicant who is enrolled in a post-graduate program with an emphasis on finance, particularly relating to the use of derivatives in capital markets and/or financial risk management. If your field of study does not meet that description, DO NOT APPLY.
  • Applications and all supporting documents, except university transcripts must be in English.
  • To submit an application you will need to follow the link below and create a user name and password.
  • Remember your user name and password. This will enable you to edit and save your application before finally submitting it. If necessary, you may then log back in to continue working on the application later and then submit it.
  • Once you submit your application you will no longer be able to edit it.
  • The system will provide a prompt to confirm you have submitted your application. That means your application has been submitted and received by us. You will NOT receive a confirmation that we have received it by email.
  • Do not attempt to contact us to confirm that we have received your application. Your account will indicate a submission has been received.
  • DO NOT SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE APPLICATION.

Required documents

You will be required to attach a number of documents in the prescribed file format (jpg, pdf or gif) with the prescribed naming convention (Note: Maximum file size is 20 MB). These include:

  1. Your resume or CV
  2. Two letters of reference for the scholarship from appropriate individuals (e.g., professors or other relevant university staff, work supervisors and colleagues)
  3. University transcript(s) from undergraduate program(s)
  4. Confirmation of acceptance or enrollment in the post-graduate program for the 2019-2020 academic year.
  5. Any authored papers (optional)

FILE NAMING CONVENTION: {family name}{given name}{document name}.{file extension}
Document Name(s)
CV
Letter1, Letter2
Transcript1, Transcript2
Enroll
Paper
eg. smithsarahCV.pdf, smithsarahLetter1.pdf, etc.
Scholarship website

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https://webportalapp.com/appform/login/fincad

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