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Over $1.4 million in grants to doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows

2018–2019 academic year

May 20, 2020

Granting agencies and three of their partners promoting research in Canada awarded research grants to 23 doctoral students at the School and 8 postdoctoral fellows for a total of close to $1.4 million in 2018–2019. They were selected by different expert committees, based on the quality of their academic records and their research potential.

SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS D) and Doctoral Fellowships (DFP)

This competition, by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), is open to all doctoral students in Canada and is among the most competitive. Candidates must have an exemplary academic record and very high research potential.

Recipient

Type of scholarship

Specialization

Hatim Fassi-Fihri

DFP

Management, stratégie et entrepreneuriat

Kai-Hsin Hung

CGS D

Comportement organisationnel et gestion des ressources humaines

Judith Lefebvre

DFP

Économie appliquée

Armel Quentin Tchanou

CGS D

Technologies de l’information

 

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS D) and Postgraduate Scholarships – Doctoral (PGS D)

Every year, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) awards scholarships to students in a PhD program whose research topic is related to the natural sciences or engineering. This year, a scholarship was awarded to one HEC Montréal student.

Recipient

Type of scholarship

Specialization

Duy Tan Nguyen

CGS D

Gestion des opérations et de la logistique

 

Doctoral research scholarship – Merit Scholarship Program for Foreign Students (PBEEE)

This scholarship program is managed by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) and funded by the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur du Québec (MEES).

The objective of these scholarships is to support the internationalization of research activities at Quebec’s institutions of higher education and to attract the best foreign researchers and students.

Recipient

Component

Specialization

Utsav Sadana

1I – Quebec-India

Sciences de la décision

 

Doctoral research scholarships (FRQSC)

Six doctoral students were awarded scholarships from the Fonds de recherche du Québec société et culture (FRQSC).

Recipient

Type of scholarship

Specialization

Karima Afif

B2Z

Gestion des opérations et de la logistique

Francis Desjardins

B2Z

Management

Ella Dias Saraiva Patelli

B2Z

Finance

Tanya Giannelia

B2Z

Technologies de l’information

Armel Quentin Tchanou

B2Z

Technologies de l’information

Hosain Zaman

B2Z

Méthodes quantitatives

 

Doctoral research scholarships (FRQNT)

This FRQNT program awarded scholarships to three HEC Montréal PhD students whose research topics relate to natural science or technology.

Recipient

Type of scholarship

Specialization

Mehran Poursoltani

B2X

Sciences de la décision

Utsav Sadana

B2X

Sciences de la décision

Gabrielle Trudeau

B2X

Ingénierie financière

 

FRQSC scholarship for internship in a practice environment (BSMP)

The FRQSC awards these scholarships to graduate students looking to carry out an internship of two to six months in a practice environment.

Recipient

Type of scholarship

Specialization

Ghita Lkhoyaali

BSMP

Management

 

 

FRQSC postdoctoral fellowships

The FRQSC awarded scholarships to two postdoctoral fellows at HEC Montréal whose research topics meet FRQSC objectives.

Recipient

Department

Michaël Séguin

Management

Ghahhar Zavosh

Management

 

Fin-ML CREATE scholarships

Five HEC Montréal PhD students were chosen to receive Fin-ML CREATE scholarships, as part of the NSERC–CREATE Program on Machine Learning in Quantitative Finance and Business Analytics (Fin-ML CREATE).

This multidisciplinary program aims to form a new generation of finance professionals to meet modelling and implementation needs and challenges in the Canadian quantitative financial industry.

Recipient

Type of scholarship

Specialization

Delphine Boursicot

Fin-ML CREATE

Ingénierie financière

Marzban Saeed

Fin-ML CREATE

Méthodes quantitatives

Tiguene Nabassaga

Fin-ML CREATE

Méthodes quantitatives

 

MITACS Accelerate internships

Mitacs Accelerate is Canada’s most extensive research internship program. It allows graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and university professors to extend the scope of their research by teaming up with various partners, including private companies and non-profit organizations.

Doctoral internships

Recipient

Type of scholarship

Specialization

Marie-Ève Beauchamp Legault

Accelerate

Comportement organisationnel et ressources humaines

Linda Bensalah

Accelerate

Management

Camille Francoeur-Marquis (visiting student)

Accelerate

Management

Stephane Galzin

Accelerate

Finance

Romain Rampa

Accelerate

Affaires internationales

Raphael Zerbato

Accelerate

Économie appliquée

 

Postdoctoral fellowships

Recipient

Type of scholarship

Department

Jared Boasen

Accelerate

Technologies de l’information

Amira Dems

Accelerate

Gestion des opérations et de la logistique

William Falcao

Accelerate

Management

Florence Guiliani

Accelerate

Gestion des ressources humaines

Simon Thevenin

Accelerate

Gestion des opérations et de la logistique

Wenxi Yan

Accelerate international (finishing)

Management


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