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Wealth Management Certified Professional® (WMCP®) Scholarship


The Wealth Management Certified Professional® (WMCP®) Scholarship for the Advancement of Women in Financial Services is an unparalleled educational experience focused on transforming the way you approach wealth management through applied knowledge from core specialized content areas including building efficient investment portfolios, evaluating financial instruments, understanding complex planning strategies, and more. The full scholarship program is valued at $2,900. 

The scholarship includes a mentoring program sponsored by Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS), as well as a complimentary WIFS membership provided by the scholarship’s lead sponsor Ameritas. 


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  • Must enroll in the Wealth Management Certified Professional® (WMCP®) designation program  
  • Students must identify as female/women 
  • Work in the financial services industry 
  • Applicants cannot be eligible for educational reimbursement from their employer 
  • Employees of Ameritas are not eligible 
  • Applicants cannot be a current student of The American College of Financial Services or have already been awarded a scholarship to The College 
  • Only one full program scholarship per applicant will be awarded 



The scholarship program is structured into cohorts of up to eight students to support Early Career Advisors (less than 7 years of experience), Mid-Career Advisors (7 to 15 years of experience), and Executive-Level Advisors (15+ years of experience or executive-level). In 2021, three cohorts of up to eight students will be formed


Board members and committee members of Women in Insurance and Financial Services (WIFS) will serve as mentors to the student cohorts, as well as the leadership from The American College Center for Women in Financial Services.



The scholarship application window is open until April 15, 2021. Applications will be reviewed and approved by The College by April 30, 2021. 


For more information about the scholarship, please contact Hilary Fiorella, Executive Director of The American College Center for Women in Financial Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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