100 Women in Finance / CAIA Scholars Program

An initiative of the 100 Women in Finance Institute and the CAIA Foundation, made possible through the generous support of PAAMCO. The application process for the September 2020 exam cycle is open through March 6.

Learn more here. Decisions will be available in mid April. 

Application for Scholarship

Your application allows the reviewing team to assess your commitment to the CAIA program and how the designation will advance your career aspirations in the space allotted. Deadline and requirements: Please instruct your supporting professional references to send a letter of recommendation, no more than one page, to foundation@caia.org by the application deadline of 11:59pm ET, March 6, 2020. 

Contact Information

Professional References

Essay Questions

 1.) Discuss in detail your commitment to the alternative investments industry. For example, participation in professional organizations and activities and/or involvement in research and education efforts. (Please use fewer than 300 words.)

2.) Discuss your long-range career plans. How will earning the CAIA designation support these plans? (Please use fewer than 300 words.)

3.) Have you previously been involved in 100 Women in Finance? How do you foresee continuing or increasing this involvement? (Please use fewer than 300 words.)