TheAfrican Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) is now accepting applications for fully funded Ph D Student Fellowships for those who desire to expand their scholastic horizon to invest a term abroad throughout theirPh D.
The goal of the fellowship is to supply complete financing to the trainees.
TheAfrican Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) in the Faculty of Commerce at the University of Cape Town is a postgraduate institute dedicated to increasing the level and depth of knowledge in the African monetary service market. The institute performs extensive academic research study and takes an important and quantitative method to the study of monetary markets, danger management, and monetary development.
CourseLevel: Fellowships are readily available to pursue Ph D program.
StudySubject: The crucial research study locations are:
Our research study in monetary innovation concentrates on 2 broad locations: expert system in financing and dispersed journal innovations. In expert system, we are especially thinking about applications of deep knowing, consisting of AI and algorithmic trading; robo-advisors; and procedure automation. However, we are likewise thinking about fundamental research study in expert system, particularly around tactical interactions in between AI and human beings. For our 2nd focus location around dispersed journal innovations, we are especially thinking about applications of blockchain to remittances, payment systems, however likewise in the wider concern of how dispersed journals will impact the monetary system. APh D. student in monetary innovation might work carefully with computer system researchers, mathematicians, and statisticians, and we clearly motivate applications from great Master’s trainees from these fields.
Our research study in mathematical financing focuses primarily on the theoretical and quantitative modeling of monetary markets and instruments, in addition to the methods from mathematical analysis, optimization, simulation, stochastic analysis and data on which these designs was established. Current research study subjects consist of, to name a few, volatility modelling, multi-factor and multi-curve rate of interest modelling, effective calculation of options of stochastic differential formulas, design danger and unpredictability, calibration techniques, ideal hedging techniques for unique instruments, assessment changes and counterparty credit danger, applications of filtering methods to financing, and the prices of insurance-linked securities.
Our research study broadly includes empirical and theoretical analysis of linkages in between monetary markets and the macroeconomy; and firm relationships and their influence on company monetary and financial investment choices. Current research study subjects consist of monetary intermediation, micro- and macro-prudential guidance, systemic danger, financial policy, global capital circulations, and company funding options.
- AIFMRM use a three-year, fully funded fellowship of R190000 per year.
- Research assistance is readily available, e.g. for conference travel and publication expenses.
- AIFMRM motivate and actively assistance Ph D Students to carry out internships either in the monetary market or with regulative authorities and reserve banks throughout their Ph D.
- AIFMRM has a comprehensive set of cooperations with leading universities in Europe and the USA and we motivate trainees who desire to expand their scholastic horizon to invest a term abroad throughout their Ph D
Number of Scholarships: NotKnown
Scholarship can be taken in Abroad
Eligibility: The following requirements should be satisfied in order for candidates to be qualified for the scholarship:
The institute is searching for passionate Ph D trainees with a Master’s degree in economics, financing, computer technology, data, monetary mathematics, or carefully associated fields. We use a three-year, fully funded fellowship of R190000 per year. Research assistance is readily available, e.g. for conference travel and publication expenses. We motivate and actively assistance Ph D Students to carry out internships either in the monetary market or with regulative authorities and reserve banks throughout their Ph D AIFMRM has a comprehensive set of cooperations with leading universities in Europe and the USA and we motivate trainees who desire to expand their scholastic horizon to invest a term abroad throughout their Ph D.
Nationality: International trainees are qualified to make an application for this scholarship program.
EntranceRequirements: Applicants should have their Master degree in economics, financing, computer technology, data, monetary mathematics, or carefully associated fields.
EnglishLanguage Requirements: Applicants whose mother tongue is not English are typically needed to supply proof of efficiency in English at the greater level needed by the University.
Howto Apply: Applications should be sent out to Co-PierreGeorg by means of email, African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa).To use, please send out the following:
- A letter of inspiration
- A total CV consisting of the names and contact information of 2 recommendations
- Academic records
ApplicationDeadline: The application due date is November 15, 2017.