Applications are invited for Bank of France Young Researcher Scholarship for French Students in France. Applications are open for international students to pursue Research degree for the 2018-19 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : 12 October 2018
Study in : France
Providers : The Bank of France
Course Level : Research Scholarships
Field of Study :
  • Topics of interest include – but are not limited to – theoretically or empirically relevant work on climate change risks (physical/transition) or opportunities. The work programmes of the three NGFS workstreams provide a basis for identifying relevant topics:
  1. Climate-related risks measurement and mitigation by financial institutions.
  2. The disclosure practices of climate-related risks by corporate and financial institutions.
  3. The potential risk differential between “green” and “brown” assets.
  4. The transmission channels of climate-related risks to the economy and the financial system at the level of institutional sectors.
  5. Macroeconomic models to evaluate the impact of climate change on the economy.
  6. The possible actions of central banks to scale up the green bonds market or the greening of the financial system.

Benefits of Young Researcher Scholarship:

The scholarship, funded by the Banque de France, consists of an EUR 15,000 grant allocated to a young researcher.

Eligibility for Young Researcher Scholarship: 

  • Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available for French researchers.

    Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    The Young Researcher Scholarship for Green Finance is intended for researchers who already have their PhD, who are less than 40 years old on 31 October of the year of the award and who are currently affiliated to a French university. The scholarship, funded by the Banque de France, consists of a EUR 15,000 grant allocated to a young researcher.

    The payments will be made according to the project financing plan. The outcome of the project should include at least one paper suitable for submission to a major peer-reviewed journal, completed in the 12 to 18 months following the award. The laureate commits to present his/her completed paper(s) at a seminar or a conference organised by the Banque de France or the NGFS in the two years following the award, and to acknowledge the Banque de France’s financial support in any subsequent publication of this research.

    English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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