For participants in the 2019 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 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 for this prestigious award, you must have participated on a team that submitted a written report and delivered an oral presentation during the first round of the CFA Research Challenge at CFA Society New York on February 15, 2019. In addition, completion of the scholarship application and application essays must be submitted no later than close of business on May 31, 2019.

Thank you for your participation in the CFA Institute Research Challenge, and congratulations to all of you for your great analysis and performance in a competitive field! We hope that it was great learning experience—and based on your performance, the future of investment management looks bright!

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 have you overcome that demonstrate your capacity to serve clients and positively impact the industry?