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Merit & Need Scholarships
94% Off


SFCCA ASEAN Scholarship

  • China: Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzen, Tianjin, Wuhan

  • Others: Bangkok, Brunei, Busan, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lampur, Manila, Osaka, Phnom Penh, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar, Vientiane, Yangon

  • Not more than 3 p.a. from a FI in a centre

  • Learners from China have a fixed quota of 20 persons per annum, for other countries this quota is 10 p.a.

SFCCA SAARC Scholarship

  • India: Ahmedabad & GIFT City, Amritsar, Coimbatore, Dimapur, Guwahati, Indore, Jalandhar, Kanpur, Kochi, Ludhiana, MMR (Mumbai Metropolitan Region), Mohali, Mysore, Nagpur, Nashik, NCR (National Capital Region), Patiala, Pune, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Visakhapatnam, and any State or Union Territory (UT) capital

  • Others: Chittagong, Colombo, Dhaka, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Islamabad (read: Pakistanis in Singapore), Kabul, Karachi, Kathmandu, Lahore, Sialkot, Thimphu

  • Not more than 3 p.a. from a FI in a centre

  • Learners from India have a fixed quota of 20 persons per annum, for other countries this quota is 10 p.a.

SFCCA MEA Scholarship

  • ME: Abu Dhabi, Amman, Ankara, Baghdad, Bahrain, Beriut, Doha, Dubai, Istanbul, Jeddah, Jerusalem, Kuwait City, Muscat, Ramallah, Riyad, Sharjah, Tel Aviv (read: Arabs in Singapore)

  • Africa: Abidjan, Abuja, Accra, Addis Ababa, Alexandria, Algiers, Cairo, Cape Town, Casablanca, Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Douala, Durban & Umhlanga, Gaborone, Johannesburg, Kampala, Khartoum, Kinshasa, Kigali, Lagos, Luanda, Lusaka, Maputo, Marrakesh, Mauritius, Mombasa, Nairobi, Pretoria, Rabat, Tangier, Tripoli (Libya), Tunis, Windhoek (read: Africans in Singapore and this)

  • Not more than 3 p.a. from a FI in a centre

  • Learners from these countries have a fixed quota of 10 persons per annum.

SFCCA FSU Scholarship

  • Almaty, Baku, Kiev, Moscow, Nur-Sultan (Astana), Riga, Saint Petersburg, Sofia, Tallinn, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Vilnius, Warsaw

  • Not more than 3 p.a. from a FI in a centre

  • Learners from these countries have a fixed quota of 10 persons per annum.

All Others

  • Up to 3 p.a. from any other centre

  • Learners from top-notch international banks, law firms etc.

  • A higher standard of 5 years of work-experience will apply

Please also review our FAQ



To attract the best talent in financial centres in Asia, Middle East & Africa, as SFCCA members


  • Numbers available: 150 p.a.

  • Learner must be based in named financial centres/ know English and be eligible

  • Centre/country quotas apply - see under scholarship header

  • Professional Certificate course fee (all costs) is SGD 104 only (94% off), Resits SGD12

  • HK Regulatory Module Top-up course fee (all costs) is SGD 20 only (90% off)

  • Membership fee is SGD 100 p.a. (66% off)

    • 1st Year post-completion is FREE

  • Intake: rolling (all year, every year), first-come basis, quota's monitored on a Jan-Dec basis

  • Criteria: Professional Merit – recommended by Group/Regional/Country Head of Compliance or FCC (or equivalent); including on English skills (read/ understand)​

To Apply

  1. Send your CV to stating "Scholarship Application" and Course details for Professional Membership

  2. Include your personal and professional emails and mobile

  3. If you are a group/regional/country head for more than 2 years & your HR Head confirms nomination, conditions 4&5 don't apply

  4. Details of your group/regional/country head's office email and linkedin page/website where listed (get their consent first)

  5. We will write to him/her for a Reference to support your candidature. We verify the following for the previous 3 years:

    • Performance record

    • Leadership & Change Management

    • Technical skills

    • Implementation skills

    • Interpersonal skills

    • Team-building skills

    • Team playing

    • Effective delegation/taking responsibility for outcomes

    • Public speaking skills

    • Ability to read & understand spoken English

    • Commitment to ongoing training

    • Political IQ

    • Ethics

    • Potential to be a Country/Regional Head of FCC/Compliance or equivalent

    • Other career advice

Please consent to the above to the referee directly​.


We may need more than one reference to cover the 3yr period.


  1. Currently limited to the Professional Certificate course

  2. In Asia any Learner from Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Yemen, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, Laos, Uzbekistan

  3. In Africa any Learner from Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Liberia, Mozambique,  Malawi, Niger, Eritrea, DRC, CAR, Burundi

  4. Any other Learner who can prove financial hardship

  5. Learners who otherwise fulfil our membership criteria are automatically accepted at the above discounted fees

  6. Learners who cannot even afford the reduced scholarship amount can write to us

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