For participants in the 2021 CFA Research Challenge in the Greater New York region, we are pleased to announce that you may be eligible to receive scholarship funding, courtesy of the Heloise Ham Scholarship fund via the Graham Center.

Scholarships valuing a minimum of $2,500 will be awarded to a limited number of applicants. To apply, and for more information about the scholarship fund, read below.

To be eligible:

  • Participate on a team that submits a written report and delivers an oral presentation during the first round of the CFA Research Challenge at CFA Society New York – February 4 & 5, 2021.
  • Complete the scholarship application and application essays – DEADLINE: Monday, March 22 at noon.

We look forward to your participation in the CFA Institute Research Challenge and wish you the best of luck.

Scholarship Brochure
The Graham Center encourages candidates who add to the diversity of the financial industry to apply, including individuals from historically underrepresented groups, individuals who have overcome socioeconomic or other personal obstacles, or individuals who otherwise bring a diverse perspective or background.
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  • Application Essays

    Applicants must submit short essays answering each of the following questions found below. Each response should be between 200-400 words.
  • What have you learned from your participation in the competition regarding the investment profession?
  • What do you find most interesting or compelling about a career in the investment industry?
  • What obstacles—preferably outside of the CFA Research Challenge—have you overcome that demonstrate your capacity to serve clients and positively impact the industry?