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.

Visit the CFA Institute Research Challenge website for full details, see hereOpens an external site in a new window and hereOpens an external site in a new window.

The competition timeline can be viewed here.

To participate:

Every September, UTSC searches 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 gain hands-on experience in equity analysis, research report writing and presentation skills. Students also receives exclusive mentoring from industry professionals from top-tier firms.

This challenge is open to all 3rd and 4th year UTSC students. Students with a passion for and knowledge of finance, with excellent verbal and oral communication and presentation skills are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Email your CV and Unofficial Transcript to:

Deadline: October 8th, 2022 11:59pm

Location: The BRIDGE IC110