Two McGill finance students receive CFA scholarship


Published: 26Mar2020

Investment leader CFA Montréal has awarded two scholarships to Desautels students Rakan Lamy (BCom’20) and Xinyan Wang (MMF’20) for their high academic achievement and engagement in the investment community.

The scholarship, awarded to a total of six students based in Montreal, is given to finance students who have their sights set on becoming CFA charterholders.

This year’s scholarship is powered by donations from CFA Montréal’s partners, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and the Montreal Alternative Investment Forum (FIAM), totalling CAD$12,500. CFA Montreal and its partners awarded half of its scholarship funds to women in an effort to promote gender equity in the investment industry.

About the CFA program

CFA Institute defines the standards relating to the practices of investment professionals and administers the CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst) program, which leads to obtaining the title of Chartered Financial Analyst. The CFA title is the highest distinction in the financial sector, a significant advantage that serve individuals at all stages of their career. The designation is held by more than 165,000 professionals in 163 countries.

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