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College for Financial Planning®- a Kaplan Company Scholarship for CFP® Exam Prep


About the Scholarship

The College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company is committed to bringing the best to the financial planner workforce and the people it serves through building and diversifying its ranks. As part of this commitment, the College has partnered with the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning to offer scholarships covering the full cost of the College’s Premium CFP® Exam Prep Review that supports candidates taking the CFP® exam.

To qualify for the College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company CFP® Exam Prep scholarships, applicants must be registered to take the July 2023 CFP® exam, meet eligibility criteria and successfully complete the application form. The College will award scholarships to July 2023 CFP® exam-takers on a first-come, first-served basis to qualified applicants who are not already enrolled in an exam review course offered by the College.


The College’s 10-week CFP® Exam Prep Review includes:

  • a curation of critical materials and study tools;
  • choice of live or on demand online classes, or available onsite classes taught by expert faculty; and
  • a learning platform uniquely designed to keep you accountable and on pace to exam day, featuring a dynamic Activity Feed and Performance Tracker.


  • Must be registered for the July 2023 CFP® exam at the time the scholarship application is submitted
  • Must not be already enrolled in the College’s CFP® Exam Prep Review
  • Must be a U.S. resident
  • Must be from an underrepresented population within the financial planning profession in terms of gender, race or ethnicity
  • Must confirm to not have received any other CFP® exam review course reimbursement
  • Must pass a background check conducted by CFP Board 


Applications will only be accepted through the application form below. Please do not attempt to submit application materials via mail, fax or email. When submitting the application, please pay close attention to what is required.


Following the application review, awards will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis to applicants who meet the eligibility requirements and successfully complete the application. After receiving the award, recipients will be provided with instructions for enrolling in the review course at no cost.

Application Window

The application window will be open until April 23, 2023. 

Award Decision

Scholarship applicants will be notified of the award decision via email by April 28, 2023. If you have a question about the status of your application, please contact us at


CFP Board Account Number (if you don’t have a CFP Board account, click here to create one)

CFP® Exam Registration

You must be registered for the July 2023 CFP® exam before applying for this scholarship or your application will be disqualified.

Enter the date you registered for the July 2023 CFP® exam:

CFP® Exam Prep Review Course Enrollment

You must not be already enrolled in the College’s CFP® Exam Prep Review Course.

Are you currently enrolled in the CFP® Exam Prep Review course offered by the College for Financial Planning?
Ethnicity (select all that apply):


By submitting this form, I give permission to CFP Board to run a background check if I am selected to proceed to the final round of the scholarship selection process.

CFP Board will evaluate scholarship applicants against the Fitness Standards that apply to those who are applying for CFP® certification ( CFP Board will review the scholarship applicant’s background pursuant to the same process that CFP Board reviews applications for CFP® certification. If CFP Board discovers information that would subject the scholarship applicant to an investigation if the scholarship applicant were an applicant for CFP® certification, then CFP Board will deny the scholarship application. The fact that an individual receives a scholarship does not guarantee that the individual will satisfy CFP Board’s Fitness Standards when the individual later applies for CFP® certification.