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100WHF Institute Announces Second Year of CAIA Scholarship Program

Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update: 100 Women in Hedge Funds is has announced the second year of the 100 Women in Hedge Funds / CAIA Scholars program. The scholarship program, administered by the CAIA Foundation, was established in 2011 in collaboration with the 100WHF Institute and is underwritten by PAAMCO to support women seeking to earn the CAIA designation, the highest standard of education in alternative investments. This Scholarship is open annually to 10 individuals with an interest in pursuing a career in alternative investment management with a specific focus on portfolio management. To be considered for the 2012 entering CAIA class, applicants must be full members of 100 Women in Hedge Funds, not be eligible for program reimbursement by their employers, and have one year of professional experience in the alternative investment industry. The scholarships cover the enrollment and registration fees of the examination process of the CAIA designation and also include study materials.

Applications to enter the CAIA program in September, 2012 will be accepted beginning February 1, 2012. Deadline to apply: 11:59 PM EDT on March 31, 2012. Please go to http://www.100womeninhedgefunds.org/pages/institute.php for more details and the link to start the application process.

The CAIA Foundation and its partners encourage talented professionals to apply for scholarships. Upon award, scholars must commit to entering the CAIA program within 12 months and submit a letter of application and two references. The scholarships cover enrollment and registration fees for CAIA Level I and Level II exams, the CAIA Knowledge Series textbooks, the Schweser CAIA Level I and Level II Premium Instruction Study Solution®, and the CAIA Association membership fee for the first year.

100 Women in Hedge Funds/CAIA Scholars receive:

  • Enrollment and registration fees waived (Level 1 and Level 2)
  • CAIA Knowledge Series textbooks (courtesy Wiley Publishing and IIJ Publishing)
  • Schweser CAIA Level I and Level II Premium Instruction Study Solution®
  • Support with Study Group formation
  • First year CAIA Association Membership Fee waived

The Scholarship Committee developed criteria for this initiative, and the CAIA Foundation reviews and selects the finalists, with the final decision being made by CAIA from among the recommended finalists.

2012 Scholarship awards will be announced May 1, 2012 for the September CAIA exam.

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