LSB Finance Department seeking students for CFA Global Investment Research Challenge

The Department of Finance will mentor an Elon undergraduate student team to compete in the annual CFA Global Investment Research Challenge (CFA GIRC). The deadline to apply is April 7. The CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter is the designation of excellence in the investment community.

Students interested in participating should submit the following:

• A short (1-2 single-spaced page) statement of interest highlighting written, quantitative, and presentation skills. Also, include a list of upper-level finance classes already taken, and your proposed course schedules for the upcoming fall, winter, and spring semesters,
• A copy of your Elon University transcript (including declared majors and minors), and
• An updated resume.

Applications will be accepted starting March 1 and ending the first week of April. Feel free to contact Neeraj J. Gupta, CFA ( in KOBC 222 for further details. Students selected for the team will be notified by email shortly after the deadline.

Details of the CFA program and charter are available on the CFA Institute website at, while further information on the CFA GIRC is available at