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CGIA Scholarships


Scholarships for everyone 


 “Begin your CGIA journey with a scholarship”

We will never stop assisting our members to achieve their biggest dreams and goals. We clearly understand and appreciate how passionate our members globally are about pursuing the CGIA Charter program. However, access to funding could prove a difficult challenge.

This is why we are committed to supporting members to complete their CGIA charter program. The Institute shows this commitment by creating these scholarship schemes for member benefits. 
If you have what it takes, then this is your opportunity to secure a CGIA scholarship.

Schorlaship types 

Global access scholarship


This scholarship opportunity is open to all registered members of the CGIA Institute, irrespective of your current location and or job role.

The Institute awards either partial or full scholarship to successful applicants which will enable them to pursue the CGIA charter program.

Students members scholarship


All student members of the CGIA Institute are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

If you are currently enrolled in a recognized institution of higher learning, then this is your opportunity to secure a CGIA scholarship. Awardees stand the chance of winning a full or partial scholarship to pursue the CGIA charter program.

Women in finance scholarship


This Scholarship is open to all women who are passionate and committed to pursuing a global career in Finance & Investment.

The scholarship offers both full and partial (fees discounted) scholarship scheme to all women who have enrolled in the CGIA Charter program.

Media professionals scholarship


Media Professionals who communicate, report and analyze finance, investment, business, and economic news, reports, etc. are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship application

Kindly note that you need to be a registered member of the Institute before you can apply for any of these scholarships.

  • Enroll in the CGIA program
  • Complete the online scholarship application (Select scholarship preference)
  • Receive final decision on your scholarship application

FAQs about CGIA scholarships 

Yes, we do! The Institute offers multiple scholarships to all members who have enrolled in the CGIA charter program. 

Kindly visit www.cgiainstitute.org/scholarships to view and apply.

Our scholarships are open and accessible twice a year. Scholarships application opens from February 1 – April 15 and August 1 – October 15 each year.

However, we have limited slots, hence the earlier you apply for a scholarship, the higher your chances of winning one

All you require is your unique CGIA membership ID.

Enroll into the CGIA charter program and receive your membership ID. Visit the scholarship portal on the website to select your preferred scholarship.

 Complete the scholarship application form. Receive application feedback.

Kindly visit www.cgiainstitute.org/scholarships to view all available scholarships and select your preferred option.

You can – but you will only receive one scholarship for the duration of your membership. 

Kindly read more about each scholarship before applying.

You will receive a confirmation letter if you are successful with your scholarship application after review.

All CGIA scholarship awarded has an expiration date within which it will be invalid if not used on or before the stipulated duration. 

The validity period for each scholarship differs. Details will be indicated on the scholarship award letter.

Whether full or partial scholarship, you will receive a voucher code to be applied whenever you are making payment for a CGIA applicable fees.

We have a Scholarship selection committee that is responsible for reviewing all applications received. We go strictly by the eligibility criteria for each scholarship available. 

Our Scholarship Selection Team reviews all applications received and thereafter makes the decision on who receives a scholarship and the value as well.

All scholarship application review takes between 5 – 7 working days.