AFCPE®  Symposium Scholarships 

Thanks to the support of our Sponsors, AFCPE® has Symposium Scholarship funds designated for specific populations: military, military spouse, people of color, LGBTQ+, people with a disability, fluency in another language, Canadians, and students.

Additionally, we have need-based scholarships available for those who have a passion for this work and a need for funding.

Anyone who has a passion for this work, and a need for funding support, is encouraged to apply.


Gold Sponsors

FINRA Foundation 

Silver Sponsors

Zeiders Enterprises
Wells Fargo

Bronze Sponsor

Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA)

Scholarships are also funded through the AFCPE Strategic Impact Fund.

Scholarships Include:

  • Complimentary registration to attend the 2023 AFCPE Symposium, in New Orleans, LA, November 29-December 1, 2023

Symposium Registration Scholarships for 2023 are now closed

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FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellows, email Heather Baker
All other professionals, email Zulairam Ruiz-Agosto

Financial Counseling Knowledge Bowl

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What is the Knowledge Bowl?

Knowledge Bowl teams, comprised of 3 currently enrolled full-time students will compete against each other in a game show-style competition. Questions are focused on the AFC® Core Competencies.

The team with the most points at the end of the competition – wins!

Selected Knowledge Bowl teams will receive:

  • Complimentary registration for the 2024 AFCPE® Symposium
  • AFCPE® Membership for a year
  • Access to AFC Online Study Guide & 1 attempt of the AFC Exam
  • Opportunity to earn up to 45 hours toward the AFC experience requirement.
  • Cash prize for first place primary team members

Questions? Email Zulairam Ruiz-Agosto

Application deadline is April 30, 2024

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2023 Financial Counseling Knowledge Bowl Winner:

Utah Valley University

2023 Participating Teams:

  • Kansas State University
  • University of Georgia

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