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Natixis' Foundation - PhD Thesis Scholarships and University Research Grants

Requirements for PhD thesis scholarships

Natixis Foundation issues on a regular basis call for candidatures to university doctoral programs, schools of management and master’s programs. Projects selected by the Scientific Committee of Natixis Foundation are allocated a three year scholarship for a total amount of 100,000 euros. Half-scholarships are also awarded as well as grants to complete PhD theses.

The next call for projects will be issued in February 2013

 

Financed theses

  • 2013 Scholarship

Géraldine Bouveret, alumnus from Imperial College of London

Thesis topic: Risk Management in Pension Funds: Portfolio Optimisation under a Dynamic Solvency Constraint in Probability

Thesis supervisor: Professor Jean-François Chassagneux

  • 2012 Half-scholarship

Pierre Blanc, alumnus from École des Ponts Paris Tech and of Master 2 “Probabilités & Modèles Aléatoires” of University Pierre & Marie Curie

Thesis topic: Market impact and limit order book

Host Research Laboratory: CERMICS ParisTech and University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée

Thesis supervisor: Professor Aurélien Alfonsi

  • 2008 Scholarship

Andréea Minca, alumnus from École Polytechnique and of Master 2 “Probabilités & Modèles Aléatoires” of University Pierre & Marie Curie

Thesis topic: Mathematical modeling of financial contagion

Host Laboratory: “Probabilités & Modèles Aléatoires” – University Pierre & Marie Curie

Thesis Supervisor: Professor Rama Cont

Andreea Minca graduated in 2011 and is now Assistant Professor at Cornell University.