2020 FPA Awards 2020 FPA Awards

FPA University Student of the Year Award

Application process

Entry requirements

  • To apply you must be an FPA student member
  • Studying a FASEA approved financial planning degree, or completing a financial planning unit within a finance, business, or commerce degree

What the judges are looking for

  • Demonstration of how you have gone over and above to achieve your results
  • Passion for the financial planning industry and the FPA
  • Communication and leadership skills.

Entry process

  • Part 1: Written submission to be submitted through the FPA Awards online portal – a judging panel will review applications and select finalists
  • Part 2: Finalists to be interviewed by the judging panel
  • Part 3: Referee checks completed by the judging panel (if required).

Written submission requirements

The written submission must address the areas below.

  • Detail your academic achievements, relevant work experience, extra-curricular activities and/or your involvement in community activities – preferably finance/financial planning related (max 750 words)
  • What are your career ambitions following graduation? (max 400 words)
  • Why are you passionate about pursuing a career in financial planning? (max 400 words)
  • Provide any other information you believe relevant to your application, including any supporting documents if applicable e.g. copies of transcripts or award certificates
  • An academic representative or professional referee that could be contacted (if required) to support your submission.

To start your application you’ll be prompted to create a log in. Please save and submit your final application by Monday 31 August.

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