The ACT Educational Trust offers bursaries to assist students from developing countries who cannot gain sponsorship for their studies, to study for an ACT qualification. Read about how one bursary scheme recipient has used his new treasury knowledge in the bursary profile.
How to donate
Funding will be via charitable donations which will directly help spread financial and treasury education in developing countries. Any amount can be donated using our donation form, which can be downloaded here. Under the bursary scheme you can choose to study any of the following qualifications:
If you wish to study for a certificate only, you can apply for a bursary to cover the course fees for any of the following qualifications.
Bursaries are available to cover the cost of the course fee for stage one – Certificate in Financial Fundamentals for Business (exemptions available), stage two - Certificate in International Treasury Management and the course fee for two further stage three Certificates (excluding Certificate in International Cash Management).
Bursaries are available to cover 50% of the course fee (online course only). If you are an Associate Member of the ACT, you will need to continue paying your membership subscription; this is not covered by the bursary scheme.
All bursary applicants are subject to the policies of our terms & conditions
About the scheme
What is included in a bursary?
- Course fee
- First resit fee
- Student subscription fee
Optional classroom teaching is not included in the bursary scheme.
If there is an administration fee for your chosen exam venue, you will need to pay this when you sit your exam(s) is also not included.
- Applicants cannot book onto the Certificate in International Cash Management.
- Applicants cannot enrol onto a qualification until their bursary has been accepted by the board at the Educational Trust Meeting.
- AMCT students cannot book more than two certificates for their first exam sitting. You must attempt these before booking onto another certificate
- If students wish to book onto optional classroom teaching then they must pay for these themselves.
Deferral and exam(s):
Bursary students may only defer their exams a maximum of three times per certificate; you must sit the exam by the fourth sitting.
Failing an exam(s)
AMCT students must pass all certificates within the time limit. If you fail more than once, you must pay your second resit fee onward (per certificate booked).
Certificate only students must not exceed three fails; you must take the exam at the fourth sitting.
Absent from an exam(s):
AMCT students can be absent for an unlimited number of times. If you are marked as absent more than once then you must pay for the second resit fee onwards (per certificate booked).
Certificate only students must not be marked as absent more than three times; you must take the exam at the fourth sitting.