Week of August 7, 2017
The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning has announced that the Northwestern Mutual Best Paper Award will be presented at the Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines in Arlington, Virginia, on February 20-22, 2018. The award, which carries a cash prize of US$2,500 will be given to the scholar with the best paper in the area of insurance/risk management, with implications for financial planning practice.
Beginning with the class of 2020, Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts, will award a new Forward Fellowship to support MBA students from lower-income backgrounds. Awards will range from US$10,000 to $20,000 in each year a student applies, above and beyond the need-based aid that the school offers.