2014 FSP INDUSTRY ISSUE COMPETITION
The Foundation for Financial Service Professionals (FSP) will host the third annual national Industry Issue Competition giving teams of students from colleges and universities the opportunity to examine a critical issue of high relevance to the financial services profession. The title of this year's issue is:
Which Way to Go? Best Practices in Identifying and Evaluating Specific Careers in the Financial Services Profession
Papers written and submitted in response to the title should cover the following:
To be eligible to compete, students must attend an FSP University Partners Program (UPP) school and submit a written solution in the manner described below to the issue by October 31, 2013. Teams entering the competition may be comprised of up to three undergraduate and/or graduate students per team.
A panel of judges will select three finalist teams with the top written solutions covered in submitted papers. The three finalist teams will then compete for scholarship funds in an oral competition in January, 2014 at the Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP) prestigious Arizona Institute in Phoenix, AZ. (Marriott Tempe at the Buttes). A judging panel selected from among experienced practitioners and members of the Society will judge the final three teams and announce the winners at a reception following the presentations.
Scholarship awards will be made to the universities of the winning teams in
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