PhD Thesis Scholarships and University Research Grants
The Natixis Foundation for Research & Innovation awards scholarships to doctoral students and grants to academic research projects.
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.
- 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.