Scholarships at CEU for MSc in Finance Jan 2017 and Sep 2017

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

I am Hari Subedi, recruitment coordinator at Central European University (CEU) Business School, Budapest. I am also an alumnus of CEU.

I am writing to you to introduce our scholarship opportunities that may be of interest to the students from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology. Please find herein and below my signature the announcement on the MSc in Finance scholarships available for January 2017 and September 2017. Could you please share the announcement through to your students? NASDAQ has put no restrictions on the recipients? prior studies whatsoever.
The other donors are London and Hong Kong hedge funds that want a prior degree or experience in a quantitative field such as science, computer science, mathematics, engineering or economics ? they are looking to hire the recipients if they do well in the program. The NASDAQ- CEU scholarship is in fact targeted at students from the developing region and Pakistan is a prime target market for it. In fact two of the scholarship recipients for
this fall cohort were from Pakistan.

Further, it is also possible to translate their MSc degrees into successful career here in Budapest as there are a lot of jobs at present especially in the Technology and Finance sectors. Budapest is among Europe?s fastest rising financial services hubs, awash with jobs and internships for international finance talent with the likes of Citi, GE, Morgan Stanley,
MSCI etc. ? it is probably easier to get a good position in Budapest than anywhere else in the world right now. They also work closely with our Career Services, and actively guide our MSc programs in particular, advising on the curricula, organizing talks, case studies and simulations, and assisting with internships and careers.  You can find out more about
this here: http://business.ceu.edu/finance-advisory-committee

The announcement has also been posted at the links:

Please feel free to write back to me if you have any queries or require any assistance.

With best regards,
*Hari Subedi*
Nador u. 9, 1051 Budapest, Hungary
Office: +36 1 887 5061
Mobile: +36 20 386 4553
Email: subedih@business.ceu.edu

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*CEU MSc in Finance scholarships for January 2017 and September 2017*

CEU Business School?s MSc in Finance offers the following scholarships for

1. NASDAQ scholarships

   - grant by NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation
   - covering full tuition
   - for candidates from emerging markets

2. Empiricus scholarships

   - grant by Hong Kong investment firm
   - covering partial tuition, with possible internship in Beijing or Hong Kong
   - for candidates with quantitative skills from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

3. Future of Big Data scholarships

   - grant by London investment firm
   - covering full tuition and dedicated mentor, with possible internship in London
   - for candidates with quantitative skills.

Apply by October 1 for entry in January 2017, and by April 1 for entry in September 2017. Future of Big Data scholarships are offered for September 2017 only. http://business.ceu.edu/msc-in-finance

*MSc in Finance*

The MSc in Finance is a one-year program conferring a U.S. Master of Science degree. It has two entries a year in January and September, each comprising around 20 students from a dozen countries. The program is available full-time or part-time, allowing students to enter internships or jobs at any time. The curriculum has a strong practical focus, and a vast
range of courses in finance, econometrics, programming and big data. Faculty have taught and earned degrees at Chicago, Wharton, Princeton, NYU, Yale, Boston, Cambridge, Oxford, the LSE, Imperial and INSEAD. The program is guided by an Advisory Committee of senior executives from BCG, Citi, Deloitte, GE, Jefferies, JP Morgan, McKinsey, Morgan Stanley, MSCI and PwC, among others. Our Career Services Office works closely with global
employers, hosts regular corporate showcases and career fairs, and runs its own integrated job platform CareerNext.

*MSc in Business Analytics*

Our MSc in Business Analytics
<http://business.ceu.edu/msc-in-business-analytics> program, which is a revolutionary big data program was the first of its kind in Europe. The program offers students skills and knowledge in four disciplines: *Economics, Management, Statistics and Technology* that have equal importance in Business Analytics and receive about equal weight in the curriculum. The
students will be groomed to become decision makers familiar with all aspects of Business Analytics, with an emphasis on Big Data.

*About Budapest*

Budapest is among Europe?s fastest rising financial services hubs. Employers actively competing for international finance talent include financial services firms such as Bank of China, Citi, KBC, Morgan Stanley and MSCI, and non-financial institutions such as Avis, BP, BT, Diageo, EPAM, ExxonMobil, GE, HP, Roche, SAP, T-Systems, TCS, UNICEF, Unisys and
Vodafone. Budapest ranks among the world?s best and most beautiful cities, and is home to a large expat community. Housing and living expenses in Budapest are lower than those in other major European cities. Hungary is a member of the European Union and the Schengen Area.

*About CEU*

CEU is a U.S. graduate university founded by George Soros in Budapest, Hungary. It has 1,500 students and 300 faculty from 130 countries, alumni in 150 countries, and organized alumni groups in 72 countries. Times Higher Education ranks CEU top 100 in social sciences including business, and #3 in international outlook. QS ranks CEU among the world?s best schools in six disciplines, and on par with Dartmouth or Northwestern in employer reputation. The European Research Council ranks CEU #8 in economics and finance research grants. CEU Business School has 200 students from 40 countries. Specialist degree programs include the MSc in Business Analytics, the MSc in Finance, and the MSc in Technology Management and Innovation. Dual MBA/MSc degree options are available.

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