Multiple Hypothesis Testing in Finance – Acanto Research PhD Scholarship


Available to study a PhD in the Adam Smith Business School in the College of Social Sciences under the supervision of Dr Georgios Sermpinis (Economics, Adam Smith Business School)


Available for UK/EU students and current first year PhD students

Eligible Countries

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • England
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Northern Ireland
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Scotland
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Wales

Eligible Programmes


Full fee waiver, standard RCUK stipend per annum and an annual Research Training Support Grant

How to apply

All applicants should complete and collate the following documentation then attach to a single email and send to by 23 April 2018.

  • Academic Transcript(s): Full academic transcript(s) from previous studies (undergraduate and postgraduate).
  • 2 references: On official headed notepaper and signed by referees.References given to candidates in sealed envelopes should be opened, scanned and attached to the email. References can also be emailed direct to by referees via their official University email address; clearly labelling the reference e.g. “John Smith XX Scholarship Reference”
  • Copy of CV

Any application that fails to meet the above requirements will not be considered.

Applications will be ranked by a selection panel and applicants will be notified of the decision on their application.

All scholarship awards are subject to candidates successfully securing admission to a PhD programme within the College of Social Sciences.  Successful scholarship applicants will be invited to apply for admission to the relevant PhD programme after they are selected for funding.