EFFAS initiative to promote young talents
One of the main goals of the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies is the development of initiatives to promote and encourage professional training and international certification in the areas of financial and investment analysis for professionals.
The specific objective of the Scholarships and Grants Programme (SGP) is to open up this top qualitative training for all good candidates in smaller countries and avoid that due to a lack of sufficient financial resources, national member societies or research managers would refrain of sending or enrolling good candidates to the preparation of the CEFA Diploma through the EFFAS Online Platform.
Procedures and conditions
Candidates must at least meet the following selection criteria:
ü Have a University degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or similar
ü Have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience
The NMS shall assure the existence of the following documents for each selected candidate:
ü Curriculum Vitae
ü Copy of the University degree
ü Copy of the identity card, passport, etc.
In addition, the National Association shall indicate which exam session the candidate wants to sit.
The EFFAS Scholarship Committee, elected by the EMC for a 2-years term, composed of, the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the EFFAS Training and Qualification Commission and the EFFAS Office representative will decide upon majority of votes. The decision will be announced to the NMS.
After two years from the awarding of the Scholarship the candidate does not sit the CEFA Exams, he loses the right for the grant.