Author Topic: 2014 PhD Scholarships for International Students at University of Kent in UK  (Read 348 times)

scholarman

  • Hero
  • *******
  • Posts: 1386
  • Rating: +0/-0
The new Kent Centre for Finance is offering PhD scholarships for international students at University of Kent in UK. Applicants having first class honours degree in sciences, computing, mathematics, engineering or economics or a Masters with Distinction in finance, financial mathematics, risk management, statistics, mathematics or equivalent are eligible. Kent Business School is funding international tuition fees for this scholarship. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed on 13th November 2013. The application deadline is 18th October 2013.      

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided for the PhD project: ‘Derivatives Pricing and Hedging under Uncertainty’.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at University of Kent in UK.

Scholarship Provider: The new Kent Centre for Finance

Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: -First class honours degree in sciences, computing, mathematics, engineering or economics or a Masters with Distinction in finance, financial mathematics, risk management, statistics, mathematics or equivalent.

-An excellent numerical background is needed and experience with Matlab/R would be beneficial, although not essential.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International Students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The new Kent Centre for Finance is offering a fully-funded PhD studentship to start in January 2014 under the supervision of its Co-Director, Prof. Radu Tunaru and Kent Business School is funding international tuition fees for this scholarship. There are a myriad of methods proposed to price derivatives products in almost all asset classes. The vast majority of these methods assume that parameters are known or that they can be calibrated given various data. Different models may lead to very different options prices that would be difficult to reconcile in a market environment. This project will go to the roots of this problem and develop techniques that are capable of overcoming these problems. This project will focus on developing theoretical as well as numerical methods.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for the duration of the program.

What does it cover? Kent Business School is funding international tuition fees for this scholarship.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed on 13th November 2013.  

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 18th October 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Source: 2014 PhD Scholarships for International Students at University of Kent in UK

The InfoStride Forum