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CSBS Community Bank Case Study Competition

Special thanks to the 'Security Federal Savings Bank' for being our partner on this project.

Short Description:   

The CSBS Community Bank Case Study Competition is a national undergraduate research competition that connects students with policymakers, academics, and industry stakeholders. With the guidance of a faculty advisor, students will study how local banks leverage technology to meet community needs and streamline internal processes. 

Important Dates:  

November 20, 2017
    Deadline for interested faculty to apply by submitting a Statement of Interest
November 21, 2017:
    Registration for students opens 
    Begin Preliminary research for research question
Mid-End January:
    Registration for Undergraduate Research & Poster Symposium opens 
    Design research study and begin conducting research 
February 5, 2018:
    Deadline to submit community bank partnerships and full student team rosters 
Mid-End February:
    Attend LCS Research Workshop
March 19, 2018:
    Meet with Advisor or Project Coach for regular check-in
April 1, 2018:
    Print research poster in preparation for competitions
April 9, 2018:
    Deadline to submit complete community banks case studies; submissions due by 12:00 p.m.
April 9-13, 2018:
    Undergraduate Research & Poster Symposium
May 10, 2018:
    CSBS Finalists will be announced 

Further Details: 

Interested in how innovation is impacting local communities?


Contact reach out to Melissa Evens at