Capital.com announces new grant fund for aspiring financial journalists
Retail investment fintech reaffirms commitment to financial education with sponsorship of City, University of London MA programme
Capital.com, the high-growth global trading and investment platform, today announced it is partnering with City, University of London (City University) to fund a full scholarship for the MA in Financial Journalism course. The scholarship covers course fees of £10,820 and is available to one UK student for the 2022/23 academic year.
City University’s MA in Financial Journalism offers specialized training in reporting on the world of business and finance and is the only program of its kind in the UK. Graduates have gone on to work at some of the world’s most prestigious news organizations, including the Financial Times, Bloomberg, Reuters and CNN.
Kypros Zoumidou, Managing Director, UK, Capital.com said: “More and more people are trading and investing for themselves, at home and online. As a result, self-directed investors increasingly rely on good, impartial, and well-researched financial news and analysis to help them increase their understanding of financial markets and invest with confidence. As an organization that prioritizes financial education and learning, we are proud to partner with City University to support good journalism and help more people achieve their goals.”
To enable more people to trade and invest for themselves, Capital.com offers a wide range of educational support resources on its platform at no additional cost.
“With the aim of improving our clients’ trading performance through training, we offer our clients a convenient training app to use on the go. Investmate is an all-in-one app designed to help people learn to trade and better understand the financial markets. We have developed a rich and free toolkit containing various learning materials, more than 30 courses include short lessons lasting only 3 minutes,” added Zoumidou.
The Capital.com platform is also equipped with a demo website, a regular news feed, and more than 5,000 pages of intelligent financial content and analysis available on its website and YouTube channel.
Paul Solman, Pathway Director of MA Financial Journalism said, “Training journalists to cover finance, business and economics has never been more important and we are delighted that Capital.com has chosen to partner with us at MA Financial Journalism program to collaborate. The city strives to encourage applications from as broad a range of backgrounds as possible, and scholarship funding plays a key role.”
Applications for the Capital.com Scholarship are open now and must be submitted by June 1, 2022. Candidates will be interviewed and must demonstrate financial need and a commitment to financial journalism.
For more information, see Capital.com Financial Journalism Grant • City, University of London.
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