CFA / GARP exams and scholarships


  • 6 elective ECTS can be replaced by passing the CFA Level I exam or the GARP/FRM part I exam. Only one of the two exams can count.

Link to Selecting courses

CFA Institute - Level I, II & III Exams

  • Per annum, we award nine CFA Program Awareness Scholarships for UniNE MScF students willing to enroll in the CFA Program and who meet the programme entrance requirements.
  • Priority is given to 1st-year students.
  • CFA Program enrolment fee is waived and exam registration is reduced to USD 350. 
  • Exam Dates, Cost, and Registration Fees.
  • If a student has already registered for the exam she/he can not apply for a scholarship. No refunds for any exam registrations.
  • Scholarship recipients have up to seven months to register for an exam and redeem their scholarship award.
  • Applicants for a CFA scholarship should simultaneously apply online and submit the CFA / GARP scholarship application form to Kira Facchinetti. Deadline: 31 January 2023.

Ressources for students studying remotely

  • Research Foundation publications

    Research Foundation publications

    Students can search for and freely download from a vast range of short, readable, practitioner-based research publications - from financial markets, economics, equity analysis and behavioural finance through to fintech and artificial intelligence. This is a great resource to supplement project or dissertation reading.

  • Ethical Decision-Making

    Ethical Decision-Making

    This free online course helps students navigate ethical situations using the Ethical Decision-Making Framework. They are presented with real-world scenarios and case studies in an online platform that allows them to interact with their peers and study at their own pace (1.5 hours learning).

  • CFA Institute Investment Foundations

    CFA Institute Investment Foundations

    This program gives students considering careers in the investment industry a clear understanding of industry structure, job roles, investment instruments, inputs and tools. Suitable for undergraduates, this currently free certificate program is delivered entirely through a modern online learning platform accessible on most devices (80-100 hours learning).


  • Per annum, we award 6 FRM Part I scholarships for UniNE MScF students who meet the programme entrance requirements.
  • Priority is given to 1st-year students.
  • Only exam registration fees (which include e-books) are refundable under the scholarship programme; the programme enrolment fee of USD 400 is NOT covered.
  • FRM Program and Exams.
  • Scholarship recipients have up to one year after being nominated to register and sit for the exam.
  • FRM Part I exams can be taken in May, July or November 2022.
  • Applicants for a GARP FRM exam scholarship should complete the CFA / GARP scholarship application form and submit it to Kira Facchinetti. Deadline: 31 January 2023.


Kira Facchinetti

Institute of Financial Analysis

Office 1.262


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