CFA Institute Research ChallengePromoting best practices in equity research among the next generation of analysts

The CFA Institute Research Challenge is an annual global competition that provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis.

Group photo of the 2015 Global Champions

Congratulations to the 2015 Global and Americas Regional Champions from Canisius College
Representing CFA Society Buffalo and CFA Society Rochester

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Shape the Future of Finance

Learn how you can participate in the Research Challenge as a student, a volunteer, or an industry, starting at the local level.

In the first eight years of this annual competition, 15,000+ students from more than 1,000 universities around the world participated with the help of thousands of dedicated volunteers.