UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY BUSINESS SCHOOL RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

Business School Research Scholarships

Background:

The Business School Research Scholarship has been developed to support outstanding researchers undertaking postgraduate research with The University of Sydney Business School.

Open to:

Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a postgraduate research degree within The University of Sydney Business School.

Continuing students enrolled in postgraduate research degree within The University of Sydney Business School are also eligible to apply, but must have at least 12 months remaining in their research degree.

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class Upper), or a Master's degree in a related field with a substantial research component, or other combination of qualifications / research experience considered by the University to be equivalent to First Class Honours or Second Class Upper.

Primary scholarship applicants only:

Applicants cannot have been awarded an alternative primary scholarship providing either tuition fee support or a stipend allowance. International applicants are still eligible to apply where the primary scholarship provides stipend support only. 

Value and Duration:

Primary value award

  • Stipend (living allowance) of $32,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to three years for a PhD recipient, or 2 years for a masters by research recipient, subject to satisfactory academic progress. PhD recipients may apply for up to a six-month extension. No extension is possible for masters by research students. 
  • Academic tuition fees for international recipients for up to 12 research periods with up to a 2 research period extension. If an international applicant is already in receipt of a stipend of a higher value than the BSRS, the BSRS will be offered as an academic tuition fee and SSAF scholarship only. 
  • Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) for the same duration as the stipend allowance. 

Domestic Supplementary

  • A supplementary annual stipend allowance of $10,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to three years for a PhD recipient, or 2 years for a masters by research recipient, subject to satisfactory academic progress. PhD recipients may apply for up to a six-month extension. No extension is possible for masters by research students.
  • Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) for the same duration as the stipend allowance. 

International Supplementary

  • supplementary annual stipend allowance of $5,500 per annum (fixed rate) for up to three years for a PhD recipient, or 2 years for a masters by research recipient, subject to satisfactory academic progress. PhD recipients may apply for up to a six-month extension. No extension is possible for masters by research students.
  • Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) for the same duration as the stipend allowance. 
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Uno Home Loans and The University of Sydney Business School Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Housing Affordability

Background:

Uno Home Loans has agreed to provide a Scholarship for a PhD student interested in housing affordability modelling, including borrowing capacity, and global best practice.

Open to:

Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD program within the University of Sydney Business School, and be willing to undertake research in the field of housing affordability modelling.

Students currently enrolled in a PhD within the University of Sydney Business School are also eligible.

Current students must be undertaking/willing to undertake research in the area of housing affordability and modelling.

Applicants must not hold an alternative primary scholarship that provides a stipend allowance.

Value:
The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $32,000 (fixed rate).
Duration:
Up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.
Open Date: 17 October 2018 (Please note that students who have already submitted an application do not need to reapply and will be considered for the scholarship)
Close Date: 30 October 2018

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Qantas and Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Background:

A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of visualised performance benchmarking in the airline context.

The PhD project with the sponsor Qantas aims to explain the determinants of successful performance measurement and management through the use of strategic management approaches.

Open to:

Applicants must be willing to undertake research in the field of visualised performance benchmarking in the airline context.

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a Master's degree in a related field with a substantial research component, or equivalent.

Applicants cannot hold an alternative primary scholarship or scholarship from an alternative airline sponsor. 
Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $32,000 per annum (fixed rate).

Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities fee are also provided for a successful international applicant.

Duration:

Up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months of the stipend allowance, and 2 research periods for the Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities fee.
Open Date: Closed
Close Date: Closed

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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Asymmetric Dependence in Finance

Background:

The University of Sydney Business School is offering a PhD scholarship to work on a PhD project in the area of Asymmetric Dependence in Finance under the supervision of A/Prof Jamie Alcock, Prof Doug Foster and Prof Stephen Satchell.  This project is part of an Australian Research Council Discovery Project (DP180104120), led by CIs Alcock, Foster, Satchell and PI Prof Andrew Patton of Duke University.

The University of Sydney is one of the world’s premier Universities and achieved a ranking of 20th in the world in Accounting and Finance in the latest QS rankings.  The successful candidate will join a world-class team of researchers, have access to an extensive international network, international travel opportunities and have access to an extensive collection of databases. 

The University of Sydney is a member of the Financial Integrity Research Network, providing the successful candidate with a comprehensive coursework program in addition to high-quality research training.

Open to:

Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the Discipline of Finance at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the field of asymmetric dependence in finance. 

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a Master's degree in either finance, economics, econometrics, statistics, or a related field with a substantial research component awarded in the last 5 years.

Applicants must have a background in corporate finance and asset pricing. Applicants must also demonstrate proficiency in (or a strong desire to become proficient in) quantitative skills including mathematical modelling and financial econometrics.

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $32,000 per annum (fixed rate).

Academic course fees are also provided for a successful international applicant where they gained a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 85 or equivalent.

Duration:

Stipend allowance of three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.

Academic course fees for twelve research periods with up to a possible two research period extension – applies to international students only. 

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Close Date: 31 October 2018 at 11:59 PM

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Blackstone Research Scholarship in Real Estate Finance and Investment

Background:

An opportunity is available for an outstanding Masters by Research or PhD scholar in the area of real estate finance and investment.

The Scholarship is part sponsored by The Blackstone Group, one of the world's leading investment firms.

Open to:

Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD within the University of Sydney Business School. 

Applicants must be willing to undertake research in the field of real estate finance and investment.

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $32,000 (fixed rate) per annum for up to three years for a PhD student or up to two years for a Masters by Research student, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months for a PhD candidate. No extension is possible for a Master by Research candidate.

Academic course fees are also provided for a successful international applicant, for 12 research periods in the case of a PhD student or for 8 research periods for a Master by Research student. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 2 research periods for a PhD candidate. No extension is possible for a Master by Research candidate.

Student Services Amenities Fees is provided for a successful domestic or international applicant, for the same duration as the stipend allowance.

Periods of study already taken towards the degree prior to the commencement of the Scholarship, will be deducted from the maximum duration of the Scholarship exclusing the potential extension period.

The Scholarship is for commencement on Research Period 2, 2019 and cannot be deferred or transferred to another area of research.

No other amount is payable.

The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funding.

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For any enquiries, please contact Professor Jamie Alcock (Email to: jamie.alcock@sydney.edu.au) 

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Close Date: 30 November 2018 at 11:59 PM

Johnny Warren Football Foundation PhD Scholarship

Background:

The Johnny Warren Football Foundation NSW Ltd. has provided this scholarship to investigate the governance of Australian Football and its governing body (FFA). Building on recent reforms within the international and local football community, the aims of this research are to provide insights into how the governance of Australian football is experienced during this transitional period and how changes will be perceived. 

This project will highlight the lessons within the reform of FFA that could help to integrate grassroots' voices in strategic decision-making. The research will also explore the potential for new governance arrangements to deliver positive outcomes including systems that would foster the sustainability and diversity of clubs and the sport more generally.

An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of football (soccer) and society. 

Open to:

Applicants must have applied for admission for full-time studies in a PhD course within the University of Sydney Business School and

Applicant is willing to undertake research in the field of strategy, decision-making, ethics and the governance of football. 

Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the basis of: 

  • academic merit,
  • area of study, 
  • curriculum vitae, and
  • a personal statement which addresses their experience and interest in the proposed research area.

Preference would be given to PhD applicants.

The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of a committee of the Director of Doctoral Studies, proposed supervisor, independent academic and a designated representative of the John Warren Football Foundation NSW Ltd as an observer. 

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to $35,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to four years for PhD, subject to satisfactory academic performance. 

Academic course fees are also provided for a successful international applicant, for up to 16 research periods.  

Periods of study already undertaken towards the degree prior to the commencement of the Scholarship, will be deducted from the maximum duration of the Scholarship excluding the potential extension period.

The Scholarship is for commencement in relevant research period in which it is offered for and cannot be transferred to another area of research. 

No other amount is payable. 

The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funding. 

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