Program-Specific Scholarships

CFA: MSF & The Portland MBA

This scholarship is for Master of Science in Finance and The Portland MBA students sitting for the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Institute exam. As a certified partner of the CFA Institute, Portland State finance faculty are able to award 14 scholarships each year, valued at $1,400 each, to defray the cost of enrolling in the CFA Program. Scholarship recipients shall pay only $350 of the total fees. To apply for the PSU-CFA Scholarship, students must be admitted to one of our graduate programs and complete the application by:

  • October 6, 2020 for December 2020 and February 2021 CFA level 1 exams
  • January 12, 2021 for the May 2021 and August 2021 CFA level 1 exams

To apply, eligible students must submit the following documents electronically:

  1. A copy of the most updated resume. In the reference section of your resume, provide a name of a finance faculty member at PSU who can attest to your academic ability. Make sure to inform the faculty first
  2. A copy of the latest academic transcript at PSU

Download the CFA Scholarships PDF for more details.

Master of Real Estate Development

Students enrolled or planning to enroll in the Master of Real Estate Development are eligible for additional scholarships through the Center for Real Estate. To apply, students must submit the PSU Graduate Scholarship Application (due February 1) through PSU’s main scholarship system and answer the MRED essay question to be considered for scholarships.

The Healthcare MBA

Please review funding options on The Healthcare MBA website for more information. 

Learn more about Funding Graduate School.