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.

Summer School 2015

Alternative Investments

The Aleksander Foundation announces a competition for one full scholarship for the “Alternative Investments” course, The London School of Economics (LSE) Summer School 2015.

The Event

Eligible Applicants will:

  • Be in their 4th year/ Masters of Economics/Finance studies at a Bulgarian University
  • Have already successfully completed courses in finance, mathematics and statistics
  • Possess an excellent academic record and strong English knowledge

The scholarship will cover:

  • Tuition
  • Accommodation at an LSE Hall
  • Return plane ticket to London
  • Daily expense allowance

The Application

First Round – Documents:

  • CV of maximum 2 pages
  • Essay (1000 words) on the topic of: “Consider the environment of low interest rates and central bank policies in Europe and recommend 2 of the following alternative investment options: Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, Venture Capital Funds, Real Estate, Art, Collectibles (Cars, Wine, Stamps, Coins), Agricultural Land, Precious Metals. Substantiate your recommendation.”

Send to:
Deadline: 18.00h, May 14th, 2015

Second Round – Interviews:

Four short-listed candidates will be notified by e-mail on May 20th, 2015 and invited for an interview.

The interviews will be held on May 22nd, 2015 at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Sofia University.

Final decision on the winning candidate will be announced on May 24th, 2015.

Are you prepared?