Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge is extending its applications to teams of graduate students to create and pitch innovative financial strategies to solve environmental and social problems.
The challenge aims to sort out and empower the next generation of viable finance practitioners and get them connected to top leading professionals in the finance industry.
About the challenge
Applicants must be set to propose and defend a model that leverages finance and investment tools preferably to an operating enterprise.
The Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing challenge affords participants the opportunity to apply fundamental financial principles in targeting socio-economic challenges that can drive investment sustainability.
Participants are encouraged to leverage the whole structure of investment tools and they can pitch their proposals in areas like energy, healthcare, climate change, education and food.
The challenge will boost the focus on sustainability at graduate schools across the world
Benefits of the Award
$10,000 Prize for Winning team
$5,000 Prize for the second runner-up team
$2,500 Prize for best Plastic Waste Proposal
Opportunity for the winning team to present at the Milken Institute Global Conference with paid registration ($12,500 value per person).
Chance to network
Eligibility for the award
Teams of graduate students from anywhere in the world
At the time of the prospectus submission, all four members of each team must be enrolled in a graduate program
More than one team from a school can participate in the challenge
How to Apply
A team of graduates who have satisfied the aforementioned eligibility criteria can go ahead to apply here on the submission of a two-page prospectus.
The prospectus must outline the innovative financial solution. The deadline for application is Saturday, February 13, 2021.
Selected finalists would present their proposals in a series of virtual events from April 7 to April 9.
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