1. CFA NC Society Merit Scholarship Program
The CFA Society of North Carolina Board of Directors established a CFA Society NC Merit Scholarship program to help offset some of the expense for outstanding candidates. Candidates for all levels of the CFA program can apply for a merit scholarship. The CFA Society NC will award a limited number of CFA NC Merit Scholarships to candidates of Level I for the December 2017 exam, as well as all three levels for the June 2017 exam. Each scholarship award is $800 to be used for the exam fee and registration for the CFA exam. The competitive scholarship process is open now with a deadline for application of April 28, 2017. The application form is available in PDF format (click here) and we encourage you to register for the program now.
2. CFA Institute Access Scholarship Program
In conjunction with the CFA Institute, the CFA Society North Carolina will recommend candidates for need-based Access Scholarships for the 2018 exam cycle (June/December). These scholarships assist candidates by covering most of the expense involved in registering for exams. The CFA Society NC awarded 15 CFA Access Scholarships to candidates taking the June and December 2017 exams. The application process for 2018 opens in March 2017 with a September 15, 2017 deadline to apply. (https://www.cfainstitute.org/programs/cfaprogram/scholarships/Pages/index.aspx).
3. Discounts on Preparation Course Provider Material
Kaplan/Schweser: In collaboration with the Kaplan/Schweser, offer discounts on all of the CFA candidate prep materials including the distance learning program. Visit the CFA Society NC candidate preparation webpage https://www.schweser.com/cfa/ to learn more about this discount program.
Wiley: CFA Society North Carolina candidates save 20% on all Wiley’s CFA® Exam Review plus free shipping. Quote code: NCARO when you order at www.efficientlearning.com/cfa.
Plus, access free resources including How to Pass the Level I exam ebook, CFA Calculator Guide, 10 Tough Exam Questions and more at www.efficientlearning.com/cfa/resources.
4. CFA Mock Exam
Mock exams for candidates at all levels will be offered in the spring on two Saturdays. A mock exam is held in for level one in November. This live mock exam helps candidates prepare for the June exams and has been highly recommended by past candidates. Information regarding site locations and registration details can be found on the CFA Society NC candidate preparation website and on the events calendar of www.cfanorthcarolina.org.