• Due to overwhelming traffic, the CFA® Program June 2019 early registration deadline has been extended to Wednesday, 17 October 2018 at 11:59 PM ET. If you experience a system issue while attempting to register, we request that you delay additional attempts for at least 4 hours.

Student Welcome

Congratulations on your participation in this exciting educational initiative. We hope you’ll find this experience both professionally and personally rewarding.

Participant Checklist

Register for the CFA Institute Research Challenge

  • If you don’t already have a cfainstitute.org account, please create an account using your personal (not university) email address
  • Log in to your CFA Institute account and register for the competition*


Research and Write Your Report

Network and Notify

Contact the Research Challenge team

* Registration for the CFA Institute Research Challenge is free and includes a complimentary copy of the Equity Asset Valuation eBook and individual participation certificate. You will receive your eBook within two weeks of your successful registration. Participation certificates are distributed through your local host (typically during the Local Final). You must register by the deadline stated by your local host in order to receive the eBook and participation certificate.

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