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Scholarship Programs
for Financial Planning Education

College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company awards scholarships that help qualified individuals cover the cost of coursework to pursue their CFP® certification, a professional designation, or a Master of Science Degree in Personal Financial Planning.

We offer:

  • Diversity scholarships for CFP® certification

Our Diversity Scholarship Program for CFP®  Certification awards up to 60 education scholarships annually to qualified, underrepresented candidates in the financial planning field pursuing the education requirement necessary to attain  CFP® certification.

  • Merit scholarships for Professional Designations, CFP® certification and Master of Science Degrees in Personal Financial Planning

We award merit scholarships to individuals who show significant potential or have already achieved outstanding success  in finance, financial planning, and/or financial analysis and show promise of being future industry leaders.

Each of our available programs has different requirements, application processes, and deadlines to follow to be eligible for consideration.

Available Scholarships:

Diversity Scholarships

Diversity Scholarships for CFP® Certification provide qualified individuals from underrepresented populations within the financial planning field with opportunities to pursue careers as CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals. 

Merit Scholarships

Merit scholarships are available to individuals who show significant potential or have already achieved outstanding success in finance, financial planning, and/or financial analysis and show promise of being future industry leaders.