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 Explore the Research Challenge

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

 ​ 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.​

 Congratulations to the 2018 Champions !

Congratulations to the 2017 Local Research Challenge Champions from 
the University of California, San Diego! 

 2018 Research Challenge Photos


 2017 Research Challenge Photos


 2017 Research Challenge