CFP Board Center for Financial Planning and College for Financial Planning Announce CFP® Exam Preparation Scholarships

The Center administers scholarships to help qualified individuals complete the education and examination requirements as part of the CFP® certification process. Fellowships offered in conjunction with the College for Financial Planning® help the Center achieve its mission of creating a more diverse and sustainable financial planning profession. It also allows the College to continue its commitment to bringing the best to the financial planner workforce and the people it serves by strengthening and diversifying its ranks.

“The College for Financial Planning® strongly supports the efforts of the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning to create a more diverse workforce so that every American has access to competent and ethical financial planning advice,” said Dirk Pantone, CPA, CFP®, President of the College for Financial Planning®. “We are proud to partner with the CFP Board to offer the College Exam Preparation Examination to qualified aspiring professionals from communities that are underrepresented within the profession. It is an extension of the College’s own Diversity Scholarship Program which awards up to 60 scholarships per year to qualified individuals for our one-year CFP® certification training program.”

The College’s 10-Week CFP® Exam Prep Exam includes:

  • Conservation of critical materials and study tools,
  • Choice of live, on-demand or on-site online classes taught by expert teachers and
  • A purpose-built learning platform to keep students accountable and on pace on exam day.

The first five prizes are provided for candidates taking the March 2022 CFP® exam. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the eligibility criteria and successfully complete the application form, including being enrolled in the March 2022 CFP® exam at time of scholarship application submission.

The application window for the scholarship program opened on friday november 12 and close the Sunday, December 5 as part of the Centre’s winter 2021 scholarship cycle. Recipients will receive instructions to register for the College CFP® Exam Prep Exam for free in time to prepare for the exam March 2022 CFP® exam. The application and additional information about the College for Financial Planning® – a Kaplan Company CFP® Exam Preparation Scholarships can be found on the CFP Board website.

Founded in 1972, the College for Financial Planning®—
a Kaplan company offers accessible and flexible degree, non-degree, and continuing professional education programs to students nationwide. Shortly after its founding, the College introduced the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification, which is now the most recognized and respected financial planning credential in the world with over 88,000 certified professionals.

In addition to his CFP® Certification Professional Education Program, the College also offers a master’s degree in personal financial planning and financial analysis, as well as professional designation programs that provide deeper knowledge of the financial industry, with specializations ranging from asset management and from retirement planning to sustainable, responsible programs and impact investing (SRI). The College for Financial Planning is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. Over 174,000 students have graduated from the College’s programs. For more information, visit


The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. is a professional body for personal financial planners in the United States. The CFP Board sets standards for financial planning and administers the prestigious CFP® certification – one of the most respected certifications in financial services – so that the public has access to and benefits from competent and ethical financial planning. . CFP’s Board of Directors, along with its Financial Planning Center, is committed to increasing public awareness of CFP® certification and access to a diverse, ethical and responsible financial planning workforce. competent. Widely recognized by businesses as the standard in financial planning, the CFP® certification is held by more than 90,000 people worldwide. United States.


The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning seeks to create a more diverse and sustainable financial planning profession so that every American has access to competent and ethical financial planning advice. The Center brings together professionals, businesses, educators, researchers and CFP® experts to address profession-wide challenges in the areas of diversity and workforce development, and to build an academic home that provides opportunities to conduct and publish new research that adds to the plan a body of knowledge.

SOURCE Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.