The Alexander Foundation

The primary goal of the foundation is to promote and support the development of the Bulgarian university education through a number of initiatives including the organisation and sponsorship of conferences.

Analysis and Management of Financial Risk

26 July – 13 August 2010, London

The Aleksander Foundation announces a competition forĀ oneĀ full scholarship for Analysis and Management of Financial Risk, The London School of Economics (LSE) Summer School 2010, London.

The Event

Eligible Applicants will be:

  • In their 4th year/ Masters of Economics/Finance studies at a recognized Bulgarian University
  • Have already successfully completed a course in mathematics and statistics
  • Possess an excellent academic record and strong knowledge of the English language

The scholarship will cover:

  • The cost of the course
  • Three week accommodation at an LSE Residence Hall
  • Return plane ticket to London and daily expense allowance

The Application

First Round – Documents:

All documents should be completed in English and clearly labeled (First Name, Second Name, Document Name – for e.g. Aleksander Petrov, CV).

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) of maximum 2 pages
  • Case Study (1000 words) on a SOFIX company. The study should contain:
    • Assess the company’s exposure to various risk factors. These can include (but are not limited to): interest rate risk, commodity risk, market risk, FX risk, credit risk (700 words)
    • If information is available, identify actions the company has taken to manage these exposures (300 words)

Second Round – Interviews.

Are you prepared?