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Scholarships for PhD students

HEC Paris is a place to provide young research professors with the necessary education. The HEC Foundation offers funding to help PhD students study on the doctoral program at HEC Paris.


Supporting the need for young researchers

Each year, fifteen or so PhD students join the doctoral program at HEC Paris. Once graduated, they then go on to teach in global renowned institutions and contribute to HEC Paris’ academic status in the world.

Thanks to the funding offered by the HEC Foundation of up to €20,000 a year for 4 years, the doctoral students receive a grant for living expenses as well as an assistant lecturer position..

  • 62 PhD scholarships were funded by the Foundation in 2014


Thomas Bourveau

Docteur 2015, Accounting
Assistant lecturer, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

thomas bourveau« Sharing ideas with other researchers from different institutions is vital. HEC is a dynamic institution that offers frequent research seminars given by speakers from all parts of the world. Students have the unique opportunity to mix with new researchers. Thanks to the HEC Foundation, students are encouraged to spend some time abroad and to attend prestigious academic conferences. For example, I spent six months at the University of Michigan where I was lucky enough to receive advice from a renowned faculty in my domain, which led me to making a start on collaborative research work. At HEC Paris, I found the necessary tools to help me prepare for a career as a productive researcher.»