deVisscher & Co. Scholarship

This scholarship provides the $5000 enrollment fee for the FFI Certificate in Family Business Advising or Family Wealth Advising, and the related courses and conferences.

Eligible Candidates:
Candidates for this scholarship are individuals with established credentials in the fields of law, finance, behavioral science or management science who wish to specialize in advising or consulting with family enterprises by enrolling in the FFI Certificate Program. Applicants do not have to be members of FFI.

Submission Process:
Applicants for the scholarship must submit the required FFI Certificate applications and submit a one-page letter outlining their interest in the field and their need for financial support. One or more letters of recommendation from colleagues, clients, academics or related parties must accompany the application.

Application Deadlines:
Applications are accepted through April 30th of the scholarship year and applicants are informed of the decision in mid May.

About DeVisscher & Co.:
To celebrate its 20th year (2010) as a company devoted to advising family enterprises, established an annual scholarship for next generation consultants and advisors in the field. de Visscher & Co. is an independent financial advisor to business owning families and closely held businesses worldwide.

Award Recipients


2016 Abdullahi Jubril Saba
2015 Pilar Tolentino
2014 Christian Schiede
2013 Anthony Devine
2012 Louisa Brunner
2011 Jacek Lipiec