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Student Membership Information

Thank you for your interest in joining the CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth as a Student Member.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

The CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth’s Student Membership is offered to (i) undergraduate students, enrolled full-time in a university/college, pursuing a bachelor’s of art or bachelor’s of science degree and (ii) graduate students, enrolled full or part-time, pursuing a master’s degree. Phd students are also welcome to apply.

A student member who does not maintain the prerequisite college/university enrollment criteria will no longer be eligible for student membership. Once ineligible for student membership, an individual may remain as a student member until the end of the student membership year for which dues has been paid.

The CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth Student Membership is valid for one-year and must be renewed annually. The membership year runs from July 1st through June 30th of the following year. Student membership dues are $35 a year and are not pro-rated.

Student members of the CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth have access to the CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth website (www.cfadfw.org), including job postings, receive CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth newsletters and event notification, and may attend many CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth events for a student-member rate, which is $10 less than the CFA/DFW member price for each event. (Please note: Student-members will be eligible for the regular member rate for events that do not qualify for the discount of $10.

Student Membership in the CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth does not qualify an individual for membership in the CFA Institute or for future Regular or Affiliate membership in the CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth.

STUDENT MEMBER APPLICATION PROCESS

To be accepted for membership, an applicant is required to (i) submit the Student Membership Application, which must be signed by a Professor of finance, business or economics at the college/university at which the student is enrolled or by a CFA Dallas-Fort Worth Charterholder member, (ii) prepare and submit a typewritten, original 200-500 word essay on the importance of ethics in the conduct of business in the global economy, (iii) enclose a copy of the applicant’s current student ID card, (iv) enclose $35 membership dues, payable by check (made out to The CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth), money order, or credit card, and (v) agree to be bound by The CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth’s Code of Ethics.

To maintain a student membership, renewing student members must submit a Student Membership Renewal Application affirming their student status, along with $35 membership dues and an updated copy (as applicable) of their student ID.

Student Membership Applications are processed at each month-end by the CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth Recruitment Advisory Group, with recommendation for approval by the Board of Directors.

Please click here for the Student Membership Application