RIA Talent Advantage® Student Scholarship
Committed to the future of our industry
Schwab Advisor Services in partnership with Charles Schwab Foundation have created the RIA Talent Advantage Student Scholarship to help remove financial barriers, advocate for diversity, and open doors for future talent within the independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) industry.
Check back in the new year for information on how to apply during our 2024 application period.
- Awarding twelve $10,000 scholarships.
- Undergraduate students:
- Pursuing a major or minor in financial planning, or
- Demonstrating their commitment to a career within the RIA industry.
Student scholarship application opens
Student scholarship application deadline
Who should apply?
Ideal candidates should be in good standing with an accredited four-year institution and can demonstrate their pursuit of a career in the RIA industry.
About Charles Schwab Foundation
Charles Schwab Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization funded by The Charles Schwab Corporation. Its mission is to create positive change through financial education, philanthropy, and volunteerism. Charles Schwab Foundation is classified by the IRS as a charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation is neither a part of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. nor its parent company, The Charles Schwab Corporation.
1 Results for all firms with $250 million or more in AUM. 2023 RIA Benchmarking Study, fielded January to March 2023. Study contains self-reported data from 1,300 firms. Schwab does not independently verify or validate the self-reported information. Participant firms represent various sizes and business models. Past performance is not an indicator of future results.
2 Excludes responses where demographic information was not shared or not available. 2023 RIA Benchmarking Study, fielded January to March 2023. Study contains self-reported data from 1,300 firms for the main study and 1,044 firms for the compensation section. Schwab does not independently verify or validate the self-reported information. Participant firms represent various sizes and business models. Past performance is not an indicator of future results.
Program administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS), a separate company not affiliated with The Charles Schwab Corporation and affiliates. Charles Schwab & Co. and ISTS are separate, unaffiliated companies and are not responsible for each other’s policies or services.