The Carmen Bianchi Family Business Associates Scholarship

This scholarship provides the $2750 enrollment fee for those who wish to pursue an FFI GEN Advanced Certificate in Family Business or Family Wealth Advising.

Eligible Candidates:
Applicants must hold the FFI GEN CFBA or CFWA. 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 The Carmen Bianchi Family Business Associates Scholarship:
Established in 2015 to further the professional development and education of advisors, consultants, educators and academics seeking to increase their skills, knowledge and abilities to work successfully with family companies and the wide variety of challenges they present.

Award Recipients


2016 Thomasina H. Williams
2015 Rafael E. Alcaraz Rodríguez