Below are the details  of the BMO Capital Markets Advanced Research Scholarship
program.Please share this with any PhD level candidates in Mathematics, Finance, or
similar, with a focus on any of the following topics;  Advanced Pricing Theory,
Advanced Risk Management techniques, Advanced Trading strategies relating to
Derivative Markets, and Market microstructure and trade execution.

About the Scholarship

BMO Capital Markets is looking for applications for its annual Advanced Research
Scholarship. The scholarship is funded by the Financial Products Group (FPG), and
supported research topics will be those relevant to FPG activities. Research
proposals are solicited on specific topics that include:

*   Advanced Pricing Theory
*   Advanced Risk Management techniques
*   Advanced Trading strategies relating to Derivative Markets
*   Market microstructure and trade execution

Research proposals will be accepted from PhD level candidates in Mathematics,
Finance, or similar. Students in their last year are also encouraged to apply; their
scholarship will be pro-rated for the time they stay at the University. Researchers
whose proposals are accepted will receive an honorarium. Researchers may
additionally be asked to acknowledge FPG and possibly to present the finished paper
at a conference or seminar organized by BMO. Each accepted proposal would receive an
honorarium of CAD $20,000. Larger and more ambitious proposals that may take more
than one year will also be considered.
Proposal submissions should include:

*   1-page summary proposal
*   Curriculum vitae
*   Relevant previous papers (web-links are acceptable)
*   Letters of reference from their thesis advisors

Interviews will be conducted with all finalists.

Successful applicants are encouraged to check the eligibility of their proposal for
a matching IPS award at the NSERC

The application deadline is November 1, 2010. Applications should be submitted to:

Dr. Dmitri Rubisov
Director, Financial Products
BMO Capital Markets
100 King Street West
3rd Floor Podium
Toronto, ON, M5X 1H3
Electronic submissions are also accepted at<>.
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

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