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Research Scholarships

Title Value Qualification Application Dates

Business School International Research Scholarships (5)

$20,000 stipend per annum plus tuition fees are available for a period of up to three years with a possible 6 month extension.

International full-time candidates enrolling in the Business School PhD program. The applicant should have, or expect to obtain a good honours (i.e. first or upper second class honours) or masters level degree which has involved them carrying out high quality independent research.

There are two application rounds a year, one each semester. For application dates, visit the calendar of important dates.

Business School Research Scholarships (5)

Up to $30,000 per annum and are available for a period of up to three years with a possible 6 month extension.

Local full-time candidates enrolling in the Business School PhD program. The applicant should have, or expect to obtain a good honours (i.e. first or upper second class honours) or masters level degree which has involved them carrying out high quality independent research.

There are two application rounds a year, one each semester. For application dates, visit the calendar of important dates.

Business School First Round Research Scholarships for Outstanding Candidates (2)

Local Students $30,000 per annum stipend and International Students $20,000 stipend p.a. plus tuition are available for a period of up to three years with a possible 6 month extension.

Local and International commencing full-time candidates enrolling in the Business School PhD program. Applicants will only be considered if they have an outstanding track record of academic achievement and research potential.

Contact the Research Student Program Manager for an Academic Referee Report form and Information for Applicants and Conditions of Award.

There are two application rounds a year, one each semester. For application dates, visit the calendar of important dates.

MEAFA "Top-Up" PhD Research Scholarship

Students must be awarded a primary University of Sydney or Business School Scholarship in the first instance. The MEAFA top-up increases the primary scholarship by 75% or up to $15,000 to the maximum of $40,005 total (primary plus top-up) per annum.

Local or International full-time candidates enrolling in the Business School PhD program. Candidate must have interest in working in financial analysis using advanced quantitative research methods in statistics, econometrics or operations management. Visit the MEAFA website for further information.

30th November for studies commencing in the first semester, and 30th May for studies commencing in the second semester

All students must apply for a University Scholarship in the first instance, should your application be unsuccessful then you will automatically be considered for a Business School Scholarship.

Further information regarding University Scholarships including application form and opening/closing dates can be viewed on the below websites:

If you are not eligible to apply for a University Scholarship in the first instance you may submit an application directly to the Business School Research Unit, please note only students who are not eligible for a University Scholarship will be assessed.

Prospective and continuing students applying only for a Business School scholarship, please view the following:

If you currently hold a Business School Scholarship and you would like to apply for an extension please read the Business School Scholarship Extension Guidelines . Please note students who have already applied and received an extension are not eligible for a further extension.

Further information on the Business School Scholarships can be obtained from Maryann van de Wetering, Research Student Program Manager, The University of Sydney Business School, on (02) 9351 3086, email: maryann.vandewetering@sydney.edu.au.

Information Systems PhD Scholarship in strategic technology-enabled business innovation

The Discipline of Business Information Systems within the Business School seeks applications from suitably qualified candidates to commence their full-time PhD studies in strategic management of technology-enabled business innovation in the Financial Services sector.

This scholarship is funded by ARC project DP0881876: Developing & Managing Sustainable Technology-Enabled Innovation Capabilities: An Information Systems Approach. Australian industry's search for competitive advantage in globalised markets is creating increasing pressure to innovate. Companies use existing and emerging technologies to enhance value for customers, suppliers and business partners; to empower global business initiatives; and to redesign their organizations. Disruptive technologies (like intelligent agents and next generation web technologies) offer the potential to redefine value propositions and to achieve fundamental improvements in current business practice.

This project aims to advance understanding of technology-enabled innovation management in the adoption and implementation of disruptive technologies. It will develop a new framework for technology-enabled business innovation and test its application for improving risk management in corporate treasury functions.

Applicants should have a relevant Bachelor's degree with 1st class Hons or a Masters by Research degree or equivalent; and knowledge and experience in the Finance industry, particularly in risk management.

Applicants must be Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens.

The scholarship is valued at $25,118 annually (tax exempt) and may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress.

Further information can be obtained from Professor Steve Elliot.

Applications should be sent direct to Professor Elliot at the above address and should include a curriculum vitae, a copy of academic transcripts, and the names and contact details of at least two referees.

Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC) Scholarship

PhD students applying to the Business School, particularly if they are studying finance or accounting, may apply for a CMCRC scholarship of up to $50,000 per year. However, special conditions apply to these scholarships. Details can be found at www.CMCRC.com (students should consult this website before directing enquiries to the Business School staff).