Military Spouse Fellowship Program

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The FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship Program offers military spouses the opportunity to earn a career-enhancing credential—the Accredited Financial Counselor® certificate—while providing financial counseling and education to the military community. The fellowship covers the costs associated with completing the AFC® training and testing.

Created in 2006, the program is administered in partnership with the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®) and the National Military Family Association (NMFA).

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2020 Spouse Fellowship Applications

The application period for the FINRA Investor Education Foundation's 2020 Military Spouse Fellowship Program is closed.

2020 Fellows Program Timeline

  • 2020 Military Spouse FINRA Fellowship Finalists Notified via Email – by the end of June, 2020
  • 2020 Military Spouse FINRA Fellowship Announcement – August, 2020

The 2021 Application will open in March 2021. View more information about the fellowship program.

Facebook and LinkedIn Groups

Connect with other military financial educators through social media. Follow on Facebook. Or request to join the closed Military Spouse Financial Counselors conversation on Facebook and LinkedIn groups.

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FINRA Foundation Military Spouse – AFC® Credential Ensures A Portable Career

Learn how the FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship has provided a portable career to hundreds of military spouses.

Use our Fellowship Communication Kit to help us spread the word about this opportunity with military service leaders, colleagues and peers.