Undergraduate Finance & Economic Scholarship Awards



Finance and economics undergraduate students can apply and submit an essay for one of our three scholarships.


This scholarship award is open to all third-year undergraduate students currently enrolled in a finance or economics program at an Ontario university and is intended to reward students who’ve shown excellence in academics and extracurriculars. No prior knowledge or experience with the CFA designation is required.  Prize money can be used at the winners’ discretion.

First Place $3,000 CAD,   Second Place $2,000 CAD,   Third Place $1,000 CAD

In addition to receiving a monetary prize, winners will also be recognized at the CFA Society Toronto Annual Awards Reception, acknowledged in The Analyst publication and announced on our social media channels.


  • Must be enrolled in the third year of a finance or economics program at an Ontario university
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (or equivalent)
  • All submissions must be in English

Submission Materials

  • Completed submission includes: 
    • Application form (click on 'Apply Now')
    • Current résumé (upload in application form)
    • 500 word essay on why the applicant should be selected for this award (upload in application form)
    • Full unofficial transcript of the applicant’s first and second year grades (upload in application form)
  • Finalist will be subject to a telephone interview with judging panel in January 2019
  • Finalists will be required to submit their OFFICIAL transcript after the telephone interview

Information & Inquiries

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at: or 416.366.5755 x225. Please note, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure their online application materials are submitted by TBA. Incomplete applications will not be accepted, and CFA Society Toronto reserves the right not to grant an award in a given year.

2018 1st Place Recipient:Paul Okundaye

Current & Past Winners

See Winners


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