CFE Coaching Scholars Application

Thank you for your consideration in applying to become a scholar in one of our next cohorts.

First things first. You need to know more about us—and we need to know a little more about you. Read on to find out what it takes—and how it pays—to become a successful scholar.

Our Partners

CFE is thrilled to partner with some of the top accredited coaching schools on the planet. With multiple certification partners we offer a number of program dates throughout the year. This means that you get a choice of schools based on your timing to obtain your certification. Before you start the application, please get to know more about our partner schools and how our relationships with our partner schools work.

CFE ensures that every instructor has been vetted as having a combination of lived experience as a marginalized population and/or extensive training in anti-racism. These partnerships provide a unique experience by building and graduating close-knit cohorts of BIPOC fellows who are certified through world-class curriculums.

Academy of Creative Coaching

The Academy of Creative Coaching mission is to offer the very best in training with a flexible and adaptable curriculum that enables our graduates to make an impact in the discipline that best reflects their strengths and purpose.

Why ACC?

The ACC-CFE partnership is symbolic of our corresponding values to serve the BIPOC community in the coaching industry. ACC will deliver quality content through our Four Pillars of Creative Change™, as well as JEDI training which will be integral to successful coaching within an organization. The Academy of Creative Coaching has an experienced team of instructors and mentor coaches who represent a prominent group of professionals. They have dedicated their careers to forwarding the important work of coaching and ensure that our students have experiences throughout the program that allow them to engage with professionals, reflect, and apply what they are learning in real-time.

Co-Active Training Institute

Co-Active Training Institute (CTI). CTI has been training coaches around the world for nearly 30 years.

Why Co-Active Training Institute?

As an organization dedicated to creating new opportunities and activating potential, CFE is proud to be partnered with CTI. Focused on making a collective and meaningful impact, CTI uses ground-breaking methods to cultivate leaders using experiential learning. Their programs are designed to inspire a passion for life-long leadership development, rooted in communication and aligning with others.

Like CFE, CTI believes that to become an effective coach, one must first learn to challenge their limitations, develop strong self-trust, nurture honest self-discovery and take bold actions. Only then can we teach others how to cultivate these skills within themselves.

CFE Current Scholars Program

Academy of Creative Coaching

Cohort Schedule

All classes are held virtually

2022 - Our Cohorts are currently under way

2023 COHORT DATES: January cohort is noted below. Other Dates To Be Announced


Application Closes on December 23rd ,2022

  • Applicants will be notified of their status via email on a rolling basis up to two weeks before session starts.

Session Dates:

  • CFE January 2023 ACC Virtual January 12th – 15th (times tbd)
  • CFE January 2023 PCC Virtual February 2nd – 5th (times tbd)

The Next Steps

Our application process involves 3 straightforward steps:

Fill out the application form below (See Apply Now link below).

Once submitted, the CFE scholars committee will review your application.

If selected, we’ll contact you for a video interview.

Please note: Due to high demand and limited availability, selected candidates are asked to confirm their acceptance within 24 hours of being notified.

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