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Rising Scholar Award

Award $5,000

The Review of Financial Studies is pleased to present the Rising Scholar Award. Authors are eligible for the prize if:

  1. No author on the paper received either their current academic appointment or most recent Ph.D. more than 6 years prior to when the paper was submitted to RFS.
  2. The paper was published by the end of the preceding year in which the award is issued.

Authors who are eligible to have their paper considered for this prize should select Rising Scholar Award as the Category of Submission in Step 2 of the submission process. If you submitted your paper and forgot to select the Rising Scholar Award category, contact the Managing Editor.

The winning paper will be selected by the board of Editors.

To see former winners, please visit Awards.

Notes: This award was formerly called the Young Researcher Prize/Rising Researcher Prize. The guideline changed to 6 years prior in 2018; previously it was 3 years.