Scholarship for foundational capital markets training in Ethiopia

We are running a project in association with the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE), delivered in support by Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSDA) with training partner Exam Ready. This project aims to support early-stage capital markets development in Ethiopia by training market participants, conducting a foundational training on capital markets.

How the scholarship is structured

What you will learn

CISI will deliver a fully funded training programme to individuals focused on developing knowledge and understanding through CISI’s International Introduction to Securities & Investment professional certification. The qualification covers a range of key investment topics, watch the video summary below:

How much time it will take

Individuals accepted onto the programme will need to make themselves available to participate in a 2-week (2hours a day, Monday – Friday) virtual training programme and to take the exam for certification within 4 weeks of completing the training.

Duration:  2 Weeks

Date: January – May 2022

Apply by:  Friday 3 December 2021


Application requirements

To take part you will need access to a computer and internet connection to participate in the virtual training programme and ability to attend the exam test centre in Addis Ababa.

Who is the scholarship for?

This scholarship is open to individuals who: work within financial services; or have an IT background; or are faculty members in a university/college who teach courses relevant to financial markets such as Law, Business, Finance, and Economics; or have completed their first degree in a related field and have demonstrated an interest in financial market.

Applicants should demonstrate their interest in financial markets and clearly explain how they will use the achievement of a CISI certificate to enhance their career and contribute to the development of capital markets in Ethiopia. This includes individuals who work in a variety of finance roles from entry level to senior jobs, such as financial analysts, advisers, associates, administrative positions, branch and relationship managers, and risk or compliance managers.

Scholarship outcomes

The review process can take up to two months so please wait for a response from us. If you are accepted onto the scholarship, the trainer from ExamReady may take up to 4 months to contact you with details on the training.

Apply today and #BeAProfessional

Complete the form below to apply by Friday 3 December 2021 and begin your journey with the CISI. Applications will be reviewed when the application period closes and are subject to approval in line with available funds. This data is collected to be reviewed by the CISI and NBE for acceptance onto the scholarship, and we will hold the data for 6 months to allow time to do this.

Applications are now closed