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Thursday, March 03, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - A new way to build knowledge and talent in alternative investments: Introducing the CAIA Foundation.

The CAIA Association reached another milestone with the creation of the new CAIA Foundation. As a charitable organization, the CAIA Foundation will enable individuals, organizations, and businesses in the finance industry to invest in building the knowledge and talent in the field of alternative investments.

The CAIA Foundation’s first offering, the 100 Women in Hedge Funds/CAIA Scholars program, is now accepting applications. The scholarship package includes enrollment and registration fees for CAIA Level I and Level II exams, the CAIA Knowledge Series textbooks, the Schweser CAIA Level 1 Premium Plus Program Support, and the first year CAIA Association membership fee. The first 10 scholarship recipients will sit for the September 2011 CAIA Level I exam.

The sponsors of the 100 Women in Hedge Funds/CAIA Scholarship are:

  • 100 Women in Hedge Funds, a non-profit organization for professionals in the alternatives industry
  • Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company LLC, an independent fund of hedge funds investment firm
  • Kaplan Schweser, a leading global provider of financial and accounting educational solutions
  • Wiley, publisher of the CAIA Knowledge Series textbooks

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Friday, April 15. Learn more about eligibility requirements and apply...Corporate website: Source

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