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What Is the Investment Challenge?

History of the program

The TVA Board created the Investment Challenge Program in 1998 to diversify the management of its Nuclear Decommissioning Trust Fund and give Tennessee Valley students experience in managing a stock portfolio.

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Find out how much money TVA allocates for investment, what type of oversight TVA offers on investment decisions and other details of the program.

Read the FAQ.

University links

The universities that participate in the Investment Challenge are located throughout the Tennessee Valley.

View list of participating schools.


Read a summary of how the program works.

Brochure (PDF, 472 kb, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).

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“The TVA Investment Challenge Program gave me excellent real world investment experience. It also gave me confidence in my job search because of my hands-on training.”

Simon McGeough
BlackRock International Ltd.

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