Scolarships and research grants
PhD Thesis Scholarships and University Research Grants
Natixis Foundation for Quantitative Research 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.
The next call for projects will be issued in February 2013
- 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.