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CFA Institute Research Challenge @ UTSC

What is the CFA 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. Students gain real-world experience as they assume the role of a research analyst and are tested on their ability to value a stock, write an initiation-of-coverage report, and present their recommendations.

Why Compete?

Represent UTSC!

UTSC is currently searching for students to represent our school by competing in the CFA Research Challenge. Participating in this event will give students not only a unique academic experience, but also 

  • the opportunity to meet and interact with industry professionals from top-tier firms.
  • hands-on experience in equity analysis, research report writing and presentation skills.
  • exclusive mentoring from industry professionals. 

Current students with a passion for finance are encouraged to apply. 

Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

  • Winning local team is awarded $1000 cash to each team member. 
  • Travel expenses paid for regional competition in Denver, Colorado to each team member. 
  • International finals are in Seoul, Korea​.