Diversity Scholarship Deadline for the FPA Annual Conference is August 8

The diversity scholarship deadline for the FPA Annual Conference is August 8. Winners of the diversity scholarship will receive:

  • Free registration to the FPA Annual Conference
  • Hotel accommodations for the conference and
  • Meals during the event (up to 4 days)
  • Travel to and from the conference site (capped at $500)
  • One year paid individual FPA membership
  • One year free subscription to the Journal of Financial Planning
  • One year paid dues to an FPA chapter of the winner’s choice
  • One year paid local chapter monthly meeting fees

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be a financial services student or professional who demonstrates and acts upon an intense desire to affect the diversity of the financial planning profession which includes but is not limited to:

  • raising awareness of the profession in diverse communities
  • serving diverse communities with financial planning and/or
  • increasing professional opportunities for diverse communities within the financial planning profession

To apply, complete the Diversity Scholarship Application found on the Diversity Scholarship webpage and send two letters of recommendation from either professors or financial services professionals on original letterhead or email format clearly listing author’s name, position, company and contact phone information to:

Diversity Scholarship Program
Financial Planning Association
Attn: Christine Richardson
7535 E Hampden Ave #600
Denver, CO 80231
Email: FPADiversity@OneFPA.org

Scholarship submissions must be complete (both letters of recommendation and application) and received at FPA by the submission deadline. Submissions received after the deadline, or still incomplete will not be forwarded to the Selection Subcommittee. Items postmarked on the submission deadline and not received on time will not be considered.