Registration Open January 15th for the 2018 100 Women in Finance/CAIA Scholars Program

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Sponsored by PAAMCO, Scholars Program is now in its eighth year offering ten scholarships to extraordinary woman who intend to take the Level I CAIA exam in September 2018

AMHERST, MASS. (January 15, 2018) – The CAIA Foundation and 100 Women in Finance today announced the opening of registration for the 2018 100 Women in Finance/CAIA Scholars program on January 15th.

Ten scholarships will be awarded to extraordinary women who intend to take the Level I CAIA exam this fall, offered by the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, a global leader in alternative investment education. Applicants must meet a number of important criteria, including having a minimum of one year of professional experience in the alternative investments industry, plans to pursue a career in alternative investment management with a specific focus on portfolio management, full membership in 100 Women in Finance, a commitment to registering for the Level I CAIA exam in September 2018 and more.

The ten winners will receive a scholarship package that will include the waiver of enrollment fees and first-time registration fees for CAIA’s Level I and Level II exams, a set of CAIA’s Knowledge Series textbooks, a waiver of the CAIA membership fee for one year, and access to additional educational and test preparation resources. Additional details on eligibility and additional requirements can be found here.

Now in its eighth year, the 100 Women in Finance/CAIA Scholars program has recognized women from around the world, with the 2017 class of scholarship recipients hailing from the U.S., Hong Kong, the UK and Switzerland. This year’s winners will be notified in early-April.

About the CAIA Association
The CAIA Association is the world leader in alternative investment education, offering the only education pro-gram uniquely designed for individuals specializing in institutional-quality alternative investments. The Association is best known for the CAIA Charter, an internationally-recognized credential granted upon successful completion of a rigorous two-level exam series, combined with relevant work experience. Earning the CAIA Charter is the gateway to becoming a Member of the CAIA Association, a global network of more than 9,000 alternative investment professionals located in more than 90 countries.

To learn more about the CAIA Association, contact Deborah McLean (413) 253-7373 or For more information on the CAIA Charter, please visit

About 100 Women in Finance (
100 Women in Finance is a global network of professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries working together to empower women at every stage of their careers. Through peer engagement, philanthropic, and educational initiatives, our more than 15,000 members are making connections and creating opportunities that help to advance careers and strengthen our field.