Application closes on 15 February 2021:
Great news! We are re-opening the Future Finance Star scholarship, giving you full access to the Valuation Master Class! For the past six months, we’ve been working hard with Dr. Stotz to re-vamp and re-launch the Valuation Master Class.
This scholarship is for young people who have a burning desire to become a valuation expert and build a successful career in finance. All applicants will be awarded by Dr. Stotz and will be guided by him through the entire course. The skills that scholars learn in this course will help them enter the workforce at higher responsibility and compensation levels.
Overall, we will choose 3 scholars from every country in the world. The scholarship winners will get 100% free access to all modules of the Valuation Master Class, which takes about 150 hours to complete.
If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, please go to this link
About the Valuation Master Class
A. Stotz Investment Research, a Hong Kong-based firm, started the online Valuation Master Class in 2017. It is now known as the “Bootcamp for Valuation” because of the nearly 150 hours it takes to complete the course. The course is considered the complete, proven, step-by-step course to guide anyone from novice to valuation expert, and more than 1,500 people have joined the course. Former number-one-voted financial analyst Dr. Andrew Stotz, CFA, teaches the class.
For more information, please see www.valuationmasterclass.com.
The Future Finance Star scholarship is granted directly from Dr. Andrew Stotz, the creator of the Valuation Master Class.
PRESS RELEASE August 25, 2020: Financial Firm Awards Women in Valuation scholarships worth US$939,000
A. Stotz Investment Research awarded 939 Women in Valuation scholarships to recipients from 25 countries. In this third round, A. Stotz Investment Research partnered with CFA Society Nigeria to bring this global initiative to support women of Nigeria to become experts in company valuation and enter the financial industry at higher levels of responsibility and compensation. Recipients receive full access to the 150-hour Valuation Master Class, the “Bootcamp for Valuation.”
On Friday, August 22, 2020, A. Stotz Investment Research concluded the application process for its third round of the Women in Valuation scholarship. At the full course price, the 939 scholarships awarded were valued at US$939,000.
The youngest recipient was 17 years old, the oldest was 50, with the average being 27. Sixty-six percent of scholars had a bachelor’s degree, 16% a master’s degrees, and 13% a high school degree. Thirteen recipients had an associate degree, one had a vocational degree, while three held doctorate degrees. For those who held at least a bachelor’s degree, 33% studied accounting, 21% economics, 10% finance, 7% business administration, 5% science, 4% banking and finance, 4% law, and 3% engineering. The remainder studied management, education, computer science, marketing, mathematics, actuarial science, English, public administration, statistics, and international business.
Scholars came from 25 countries with 775 from Nigeria, 50 Bangladesh, 36 Philippines, 22 Ghana, 10 India, 7 South Africa, 7 UK, 6 Kenya, 4 Canada, 3 Thailand, 3 USA, 2 Indonesia, and 2 Singapore. One recipient each came from Australia, Botswana, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Georgia, Ireland, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Pakistan, and UAE.
“The cooperation with CFA Society Nigeria has allowed us to bring the scholarship to more than seven hundred women in Nigeria,” said Andrew Stotz, CEO of A. Stotz Investment Research. “The energy of this intake has been amazing, and it has been great to watch recipients from the same country connect and start supporting each other as they progress through the Valuation Master Class course content.”
About CFA Society Nigeria
CFA Society Nigeria is a local member society of CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the standards for professional excellence and credentials. The CFA Institute is a champion for high ethical standards in the financial markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal is to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. For more information, visit CFA Society Nigeria.
About the Valuation Master Class
A. Stotz Investment Research, a Hong Kong-based firm that advises financial institutions, created the online Valuation Master Class in 2017. Students refer to the course as the “Bootcamp for Valuation” because of the nearly 200 hours it takes to complete. It is considered the complete, proven, step-by-step course to guide anyone from novice to valuation expert and has had more than 2,000 people enroll. The course is taught by former number-one-voted financial analyst Dr. Andrew Stotz, CFA. For more information, visit ValuationMasterClass.com.
PRESS RELEASE August 24, 2020: Financial Firm Awards Future Finance Star scholarship worth US$374,000
A. Stotz Investment Research awards 374 Future Finance Star scholarships to recipients from 31 countries. The global initiative aims to encourage young people to become experts in company valuation and enter the financial industry. Recipients receive full access to the 150-hour Valuation Master Class, the “Bootcamp for Valuation.”
On Friday, August 22, 2020, A. Stotz Investment Research concluded the first-round application process for the Future Finance Star scholarship. At the full course price, the scholarships awarded were valued at US$374,000. A total of 374 applicants received the scholarship.
The youngest recipient was 18 years old, the oldest was 50, and the average was 26. Seventy-five percent of recipients were male and 25% female. Sixty percent of scholars had a bachelor’s degree, 20% a high school degree, 13% a master’s degrees, 2% an associate degree, and one scholar holds a doctorate degree. For those who held at least a bachelor’s degree 24% studied accounting, 19% finance, 17% economics, 8% banking and finance, 6% business administration, and 6% engineering. The remainder studied law, science, computer science, statistics, education, international business, mathematics, marketing, and public administration.
Students came from 31 countries with 254 from Nigeria, another 19 Bangladesh, 12 India, 12 USA, 10 Thailand, 9 UK, 8 Indonesia, 7 Nepal, 5 Ghana, 5 Singapore, 4 Pakistan, 3 Egypt, 3 South Africa, 2 Kenya, 2 Philippines, and 2 from UAE. One recipient each came from Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Côte D'Ivoire, Cyprus, France, Kuwait, Norway, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Togo, Vietnam, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
“The demand was overwhelming for this first round of the Future Finance Star Scholarship. It is refreshing to see the desire and drive of the recipients as they take advantage of this COVID-19 downtime to build their skills,” said Andrew Stotz, CEO of A. Stotz Investment Research. “And it has been exciting to watch this recent round of scholars dive into the Valuation Master Class course content.”