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New PhD scholarships on contemporary issues - Asia-Pacific region

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At Monash Business School we use our expertise, influence and enterprising mindset to address the most complex issues of the 21st century in global business, health, and sustainability. We believe that an interdisciplinary approach to research is essential to solving these complex problems and to contribute to the transformation of global business practice and public policy. Redefine your research journey:

  • Study contemporary issues in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Two new full PhD scholarships available
  • Open to outstanding domestic and international candidates
  • Commencement in 2018 or 2019 academic year

PhD Study Options

  • PhD Study Areas

    To be eligible for an Asia-Pacific PhD scholarship, study interests must fall in the following two areas:

    • Cross-border migration and skill shortages in the Asia-Pacific region and the role of government policies in shaping patterns of labour mobility and their implications for individuals, families, communities, businesses and nation states.
    • Green technology, regulation and sustainability.
  • PhD Eligibility

    We are seeking well-qualified and enthusiastic candidates:

    • Scholarships are awarded based on academic record, research output and prior research experience. Priority will be given to those with a Bachelor’s degree with H1 or equivalent (note: previous relevant research experience could be considered equivalent).
    • Scholarships awarded for a period of 3.5 years, full-time equivalent

  • PhD Submission Deadlines

    Application deadlines for all Asia-Pacific PhD Scholarship applications: is 31 August 2018

    Based on our assessment, you may be invited to apply for the PhD program.

  • Benefits of a Monash PhD

    Our PhD combines academic research with a range of professional development opportunities.
    It will help you develop a skill set that will extend far beyond your academic career.
    You will undertake independent research under the expert supervision of at least two of our research-active academics.

  • Departments and Centres

    Monash is the largest Business School in the Southern Hemisphere with around 550 academic staff.  We have 8 research active Departments and Centres:

    • Accounting
    • Banking & Finance
    • Business Law & Taxation
    • Centre for Health Economics
    • Econometrics & Business Statistics
    • Economics
    • Management
    • Marketing

  • Graduate Programs

    Find out more about our other PhD scholarships and research degrees, as well as our wide range of graduate Master’s degrees.

    Download a courseguide

  • Student Experience

    When you join the Monash research community you become part of a bold, open-minded centre of research excellence.

    “I feel blessed to have excellent supervisors, who have supported and motivated me every step of the way. As there has been no research done in the territory of my empirical study, they always navigate me in right direction and have made my PhD journey truly rewarding.”

    Hemali Shah
    PhD candidate

  • Further Information

    Monash Business School
    Graduate Research Team
    +61 3 9905 1055



Register your interest

Complete the preliminary assessment form to register your interest for our new Asia-Pacific PhD scholarships no later than 31 August 2018.

If you meet our assessment requirements, you will be invited to complete an application for entry into the Monash Business School PhD program