Singapore Business & Finance Symposium
The Singapore Business & Finance Symposium (SBFS) welcomes students from Grade 7 to 12 (or equivalent) to join our global business and finance research competition, focusing on rigorous interdisciplinary academic exploration combining business & finance with different areas of studies in the arts and sciences. Under the notion that the most challenging questions the world is currently facing cannot be addressed by a single discipline, SBFS aims to offer unique opportunities to passionate young scholars to share their ideas on the future of the global business paradigm and to gain a professional business perspectives by building a global competency. SBFS holds two competitions a year, research paper competition and case study competition.
Top scored research papers must meet the criteria below:
01. Critical Thinking
The ideas that back up the thesis of the paper must have logical connections and need to be presented in a clear, organized manner.
02. Value Creation
The results/conclusions of the study must add value to the current business practices by addressing current, real world issues, and by featuring potential solutions that are applicable and realizable.
03. Scholastic Distinction & Originality
The thesis of the paper must feature the author's original ideas and must have intellectual and scholastic merit.
Call for Papers
SBFS is currently inviting students around the world to submit their research papers and essays. After a careful evaluation by our esteemed judges based on the judging criteria, selected research papers from each Group will be awarded for their excellence.
Discuss how governments and corporations can resolve the conflict between economic growth and environmental impact.
Participation Details & 2021 Registration
Submission Deadline: 8 August 2021, 23:59 hrs
Award Announced: 16 August 2021
Grades Allowed: Group A Juniors (7th-9th) / Group B Seniors (10th- 12th)
Each student is allowed to submit only one application per competition.
Participants must submit their paper in English.
In addition to a fully completed Online Application Form, the research paper must be submitted in Word .doc, Mac .Pages or Adobe PDF format.
Word limit is minimum 1,200 to maximum 4,000 words. Please refer to the Submission Guidelines for specific details.
Only individual participation is accepted (team participation is not allowed).
Regular Submission: Submit your research paper by 8 August, 23:59 hrs, with a registration fee of 280 SGD