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Students Contest

High school and college students can demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of economics and finance in a creative format with a writing contest and research poster competition.

Undergraduate Research Poster Competition

College undergraduates are invited to showcase their research on economics or finance with a poster in the Bank’s beautiful main lobby. Students network with peers from other colleges and explain their research to Federal Reserve economists, research analysts, local finance professional, and faculty from nearby institutions. Students with the best research and presentation skills earn a prize. This contest is presented in partnership with The University of Akron and Edinboro University.

2015 Contest

Creative Writing Contest for High School Juniors and Seniors

Got smart students? Encourage them to enter the creative writing contest. Writing prompts focus on inspiring students to think creatively about issues that are relevant to their lives. Top writers earn prizes. Teachers sponsoring contest submissions get a thank you gift.

Past winners 2015   |   2014   |   2013   |   2012

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