CFLE Scholarship Fund and Annual Fee Waiver

CFLE Scholarship funds are available to cover 50% of the CFLE application fee (up to $155 for the CFLE-approved program process, and up to $205 for the CFLE exam application) for first-time applicants.

Funds are also available to cover 100% of the CFLE Annual Fee, (up to $105) for existing CFLEs.

The CFLE Scholarship and CFLE Annual Fee Waiver are needs-based. The quarterly application deadlines are: Jan. 15, April 15, July 15, and Oct. 15.

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CFLE Scholarship

 

CFLE Scholarship

(For first-time applicants)

The Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) Scholarship fund was created to provide financial assistance to first time CFLE applications.

One-time scholarships are awarded to up to four applicants each year. The quarterly application deadlines are: Jan. 15, April 15, July 15, and Oct. 15.

 

CFLE Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Training, education, and/or experience in Family Life Education
  • Ability to articulate a need for financial assistance from NCFR

 

How to Apply

To apply for assistance, you must fill out the application webform, which requires the following information:

  1. Name and contact information
  2. Current educational and employment information
  3. Statement providing the following information (maximum 250 words per question):
    • How have your experiences (i.e., work, volunteer, internship, training, professional development, education) related to or involved Family Life Education? Specify relevance to at least two, and no more than four, Family Life Education content areas and elaborate on how your work/education involves the content areas you have identified.
    • How would earning the CFLE credential enhance your ability to practice Family Life Education?
    • How do you see yourself supporting the practice of Family Life Education in the next 5 years?
    • This is a needs-based scholarship. Please provide a description of your situation and why it warrants financial assistance.

 

Applications will be reviewed by a sub-committee of the CFLE Advisory Board. If you have questions regarding the CFLE Scholarship Fund, please email Dawn Cassidy or call her at 763-231-2882.

 

These scholarships are funded by proceeds from the book Wisdom for Parents and the generous support of the editors, Robert E. Keim. Ph.D., CFLE, and Arminta Jacobson, Ph.D., CFLE, and the authors of the book, most of whom are Certified Family Life Educators.

You can also donate to this fund through the NCFR website.

 

CFLE Annual Fee Waiver

 

CFLE Annual Fee Waiver

The Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) Annual Fee Waiver was created to provide financial assistance to current CFLEs in paying 100% of the CFLE Annual Fee (maximum $105).

One-time fee waivers are awarded to up to four CFLEs each year. The quarterly application deadlines are: Jan. 15, April 15, July 15, and Oct. 15.

 

CFLE Annual Fee Waiver Criteria

  • You must be an active CFLE at the time of application, with Provisional or Full status
  • You must have met all other CFLE requirements including submission of any recertification or upgrade materials and payment of fees currently due
  • You must be able to articulate a need for financial assistance from NCFR

 

How to Apply

To apply for assistance, you must fill out the application webform, which requires the following information:

  1. Name and contact information
  2. Current educational and employment information
  3. Statement providing the following information (maximum 250 words per question):
    • How have your experiences (i.e., work, volunteer, internship, training, professional development, education) related to or involved Family Life Education? Specify relevance to at least two, and no more than four, Family Life Education content areas and elaborate on how your work/education involves the content areas you have identified.
    • How would maintaining the CFLE credential enhance your ability to practice Family Life Education?
    • How would maintaining your CFLE credential enhance your ability to practice Family Life Education?
    • This is a needs-based scholarship. Please provide a description of your situation and why it warrants financial assistance.

 

Applications will be reviewed by a sub-committee of the CFLE Advisory Board. If you have questions regarding the CFLE Scholarship Fund, please email Dawn Cassidy or call her at 763-231-2882.

 

These scholarships are funded by proceeds from the book Wisdom for Parents and the generous support of the editors, Robert E. Keim. Ph.D., CFLE, and Arminta Jacobson, Ph.D., CFLE, and the authors of the book, most of whom are Certified Family Life Educators.

You can also donate to this fund through the NCFR website.