Nearly $1.2 million in research grants to PhD students and postdoctoral fellows

2020–2021 academic year

May 26, 2022

Granting agencies and 3 of their partners promoting research in Canada awarded research grants to 30 PhD students and 1 postdoctoral fellow at the School, for a total of $1.194 million in 2020–2021. 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 award
Specialization
Alex Baudet BESC D et ES D Marketing
Sara-Maude Poirier BESC D et ES D Marketing

 

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
Joëlle Cormier BESC 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 top foreign researchers and students.

Recipient
Component
Specialization
Shanshan Wang PhD – All countries (V1) Sciences de la décision

 

Doctoral research scholarships (FRQSC)

Four students were awarded scholarships from the Fonds de recherche du Québec société et culture (FRQSC) to help them complete their research.

Recipient
Type of scholarship
Specialization
Margaux Manent B2Z Management
Burak Öz B2Z Technologies de l’information
Sara-Maude Poirier B2Z Marketing
Aurélie Vasseur B2Z Technologies de l’information

 Doctoral research scholarships (FRQNT)

This FRQNT program awarded scholarships to 2 HEC Montréal PhD students whose research topics related to natural science or technology.

Recipient
Type of scholarship
Specialization
Seyyedreza Madani B2X Sciences de la décision

 

IVADO and Fin-ML scholarships and fellowships

Eight HEC Montréal PhD students were chosen to receive Institute for Data Valorization (IVADO) or Fin-ML scholarships, in recognition of their excellent academic results and to support their research, particularly in machine learning in quantitative finance and business analytics.

One postdoctoral fellow also received IVADO support to finance his postdoctoral research.

Doctoral scholarships

Recipient
Type of scholarship
Specialization
Clement Aymard Fin-ML Foncer Finance
Nicolas Cabrera Malik Excellence Logistics and Operations Management
Abhilash Chenreddy Excellence Sciences de la décision
tdéophile Demazure Excellence Technologies de l’information
Mehran Poursoltani Fin-ML Foncer Management Science
Li Shen Fin-ML Foncer Sciences de la décision
Davood Wadi Excellence Marketing
Mamadou Yamar tdioub Fin-ML Foncer Data Science

 

Postdoctoral fellowships

RECIPIENT
TYPE OF SCHOLARSHIP
SPECIALIZATION

Ramesh Ramasamy Pandi

IVADO postdoctoral fellowship Gestion des opérations et de la logistique

 

Mitacs internships and fellowships

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

All in all, 11 PhD students received funding to carry out their research.

Doctoral internships

Recipient
Type of internship
Specialization
Marie-Ève Beauchamp Legault Accelerate Comportement organisationnel et ressources humaines
Florian Carichon Accelerate Sciences des données
Rémi Galarneau-Vincent Accelerate Ingénierie financière
Anaïs Galy Accelerate Gestion des ressources humaines
Julie Gauneau Accelerate Sciences comptables
Renato Lago Pereira Chaves Accelerate Management, stratégie et entrepreneuriat
Francis Maisonneuve Accelerate Comportement organisationnel et ressources humaines
Gabrielle Trudeau Accelerate Ingénierie financière
Aurélie Vasseur Accelerate Technologies de l’information
Raphael Zerbato Accelerate Économie appliquée

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