a student who successfully completed the requirements for advancement to candidacy (defined below)
a student who successfully completes advancement to candidacy requirements (defined below)
a student who has been admitted to a course leading to an award. The student's candidature is subject to the Rules for the course.
Someone working on an NVQ programme, the equivalent of a student in college or university.
a student who is studying for a degree
A candidate in the CFA Program has signed up to enter the program and to take a first exam. Just as students in a university degree program are candidates to receive a degree, so students in the CFA Program are candidates to receive the charter. You do not have to be a member of CFA Institute to be a candidate. To become a candidate, you must meet certain entrance requirements, register for the program, and enroll for an exam, which includes paying fees. Become a candidate now.
a person enrolled in a 'higher degree by research' program. The term is synonymous with 'postgraduate student'.