Advanced PhD and Research Fellowship

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Further information - Advanced PhD program

Expressions of interest for 2017 entry into the Advanced PhD program are welcome. Expressions of interest closing dates are 30 April and 31 July 2017.

Are you an up-and-coming researcher looking for an opportunity to undertake your PhD at one of the world's leading research intensive 'triple accredited' business schools?

Monash Business School offers one of the most generous Fellowships available to PhD students in the world. It is valued at more than $200,000 AUD (approx. $155,000 USD). Monash Business School has initiated this Fellowship to attract the very best research students in the world.

The four-year Advanced PhD and Research Fellowship Program includes a three-year PhD component and one year of post-doctoral employment (subject to the satisfactory completion of PhD study).

Our Advanced PhD program enables you to complete independent research under the guidance of leading academics across one of the school's key research themes. It includes coursework and training skills in addition to the delivery of your major thesis. Our unique fellowship program also guarantees post-doctoral  employment, enabling you to launch your academic career.

The fellowship includes:

  • an annual full-time stipend, currently valued at $30,000 p.a.
  • relocation allowance
  • health insurance
  • annual international student fee for each year that you are enrolled
  • post-doctoral employment for a one-year period (subject to the satisfactory completion of PhD study)

This program gives you the opportunity to undertake rigorous research training across one of our three key research areas, explore to some of the world's most pressing intellectual and practical challenges, and launch your research career.

Expressions of interest for 2017 entry into the Advanced PhD program are welcome and can be emailed to Expressions of interest closing dates are 30 April and 31 July.


Expressions of Interest Open Term 1 - 1 November Term 2 - 1 June
Expressions of Interest Close 30 April 31 July
Applications close 31 May 31 August
Offers made Mid July Mid October

Please note, If you also wish to be considered for other competitive, merit-based Monash University Graduate Research Scholarship simply indicate this on your Expression of Interest form. There is no need to fill out a separate Expression of Interest for this. However note that your research proposal should align to one of the Monash Business School research themes and formatted according to information in this link.

Scholarships listed on this page have many common eligibility requirements, including the need to have first-class honours or the equivalent from your existing qualifications. These requirements are detailed on the common eligibility criteria page.

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