• Scolarships and research grants

    Student applying for a Ph.D grants

    The Natixis Foundation for Research & Innovation awards grants to Ph.D students and provides funding to university research projects.

    Ph.D grants

    The Foundation regularly reaches out to Ph.D programs, business schools and the directors of Master's programs and allocates doctoral grants: either full funding over a three-year period, or funding complement to complete a Ph.D thesis.

    Conditions for complementary research funding

    The Natixis Foundation for Research & Innovation also funds research projects and events in the quantitative research field.


    Funded theses


    Yannick Armenti
    Supervised by Stéphane Crépey of Evry University, Paris Saclay






    Thesis topic: "Clearing houses: XVA Analysis, Risk Measures and Applications to Centrally Cleared Trading"
    2016 Yi Lu
    Supervised by Professor Rama Cont of Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris VI
    Thesis topic: "Non-anticipative functional calculus and applications to stochastic processes"
    2014 Chau Ngoc Huy
    Supervised by Professor Peter Tankov of Paris Diderot University, Paris VII
    Thesis topic: "Value of information in financial markets and applications to study hedging strategies in financial markets using arbitrage"

    Gustaw Matulewicz
    Supervised by Professor Emmanuel Gobet of École Polytechnique
    Thesis topic: "Statistical inference of Ornstein-Uhlenbeck processes: generation of stochastic graphs, sparsity, applications in finance"
    2013  Géraldine Bouveret
    Supervised by Professor Jean-François Chassagneux of Imperial College London
    Thesis topic: "Risk Management in Pension Funds: Portfolio Optimisation under a Dynamic Solvency Constraint in Probability"
    2012  Pierre Blanc
    Supervised by Professor Aurélien Alfonsi CERMICS ParisTech and University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée research lab, half-grant
    Thesis topic: "Market impact and limit order book"
    2008  Andréea Minca
    Supervised by Professor Rama Cont, Research Director at CNRS and at the Probabilities, Statistics and Modelling Laboratory at Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris VI
    Thesis topic: "Mathematical Modelling of Financial Contagion, defended in 2011"
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