Tue, Aug 22, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

100WHF offers CAIA scholarships

Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update – 100WHF announced in February that we will offer 10 Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst ("CAIA") scholarships each year for the next five years through our newly formed 100 Women in Hedge Funds Institute ("the Institute"). These scholarships will be sponsored by Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, LLC ("PAAMCO") and are the inaugural educational scholarships for the Institute, which was created to provide 100WHF members with unique educational opportunities and scholarships. Recipients who complete the program will earn their CAIA designation: the only professional designation focused exclusively on alternative investments.

To be eligible for scholarships, applicants must be full Members of 100WHF, not be eligible for program reimbursement by their employers, and have one year of professional experience in the alternative investment industry. The scholarships will cover enrollment and registration fees for CAIA Level I and Level II exams, the CAIA Knowledge Series textbooks provided courtesy of Wiley Publishing, the Schweser CAIA Level 1 Premium Plus program support courtesy of Kaplan Schweser, and the first year CAIA Association membership fee. Scholarship recipients will be selected from 100WHF's membership. The application deadline for the first round of Scholarships is Friday, April 15, 2011 and all applicants must apply online at www.Foundation.CAIA.org .

The 100WHF Scholarship Committee developed criteria for this Scholarship, and the CAIA Foundation will review and select the finalists, with the final decision being made by CAIA from among the recommended finalists. All applicants must apply online athttp://foundation.caia.org beginning February 17 through 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 15. Scholarship recipients will be notified in early May and will be able to register for the CAIA Level I exam September 19-30, 2011.

www.100womeninhedgefunds.org

(Press release)
BC

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Opalesque Exclusive: Albright Capital puts a value lens on emerging markets[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Over the past decade, investors have steadily increased investments in emerging markets private funds. Allocations to the cohort have increased from $93 billion in December 2006 to $564 billion in September 2016, according to data from research firm Preqin. Howe

  2. Comment: "Long-Term Investing": What managing drawdown risk can do to your long-term returns[more]

    Matthias Knab, Opalesque: Real Investment Advice writes on Harvest Exchange: Last week, I was having lunch with a prospective portfolio management client discussing the curre

  3. Jasper Capital International joins Hedge Fund Standards Board[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Diversified and systematic investment firm Jasper Capital International has become the second China-based signatory to the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB), an organization that brings hedge fund managers and investors together to set standards for the hedge fund i

  4. Investing - Hedge-fund honchos including David Tepper are loading up on Alibaba, Billionaire hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller is betting big on the Chinese consumer, Big-name U.S. hedge funds shed healthcare stocks during the rally in second-quarter, U.S. hedge funds bearish on FAANG stocks in second-quarter, Hedge fund titan Viking Global made a $680 million bet on scandal-plagued Wells Fargo[more]

    Hedge-fund honchos including David Tepper are loading up on Alibaba From CNBC.com: David Tepper's Appaloosa Management and three other he ge funds took new stakes in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba in the second quarter, according to the latest quarterly filings. Appaloosa disclos

  5. FinTech - Danger: Crowdfunding on the wrong platform could force you to go public[more]

    From LinkedIn.com: Some equity crowdfunding platforms are putting startups at serious risk. Working with a platform that doesn't structure your deal appropriately could jeopardize your ability to raise future capital or worse, force you to become a public reporting company. The emergence of eq