Credit Suisse is the founding sponsor of Project Firefly, an independent, academic thought leadership platform. Credit Suisse and Project Firefly are proud to launch our 2012 Private Banking Essay Competition, inviting students from around the world to write an essay on one of four selected topics, and to compete for prizes against their peers globally.
Details of the competition are below:
o Who can participate? Undergraduate, master's or Ph.D. students globally.
o How can students participate? Students will need to write an essay on one of four possible topics related to private banking. Students should visit the Project Firefly website http://www.project-firefly.com or read the enclosed flier to read the topics.
o How will the competition be judged? The essays will be reviewed by an editorial board of 15 professors from some of the most prestigious universities around the world. The top 3 essays will be selected
o What are the prizes? The three winners will be given an all-expenses paid to trip to visit Credit Suisse´s headquarters in Zurich, and will also attend the prestigious "White Turf" equestrian event in St. Moritz, Switzerland on February 3rd, 2013 (visit http://www.whiteturf.ch/index.php/en/races/topical.html to learn more about White Turf). The top 3 essays will also be published on the Project Firefly website.