Museum Finance Academy

  • 5-session personal finance certificate course

  • FREE; open to high school juniors and seniors only

  • Virtual walking tour of the Financial District

  • Scholarship awarded to top student/s


MFA Registration Information

The Museum Finance Academy (MFA) is a FREE five session personal finance certificate course for 11th and 12th graders with the goal of teaching students to aspire to financial independence through developing an appreciation for savings, establishing financial goals and learning to avoid scams. In Fall 2021, this course will be conducted over Zoom on November 1, 2, 8, 9 and 18, from 4:15-5:30pm.

This course requires NO prior knowledge of finance, business or economics.

The top four students of the semester will be awarded a partial college scholarship ranging from $500 to $1,000.

The Museum is thankful to Con Edison for its continued support of this program.

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Fall 2020 Scholarship Recipients

The Museum is proud to announce that Dora Chan, Mark Gervis, Sosona Nasimova and Aditya Sriram have received the Museum Finance Academy’s merit scholarships for the Fall 2020 semester.

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Contact Information

For general questions about the Museum Finance Academy, please email

For press inquiries regarding the Museum Finance Academy, please contact Deputy Director Kristin Aguilera at