UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY BUSINESS SCHOOL RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

Business School Research Scholarships

Background:

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

Open to:

Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students in a postgraduate research degree within The University of Sydney Business School with at least 12 months remaining in their research degree. (Please note that newly commencing students are only eligible to be considered for Enhanced Business School Research Scholarship and not Business School Research Scholarship. Please refer to the advertisement below for Enhanced Business School Research Scholarship for further details.)

To be considered for BSRS, candiates must apply for the Research Training Program (RTP) prior to 30th April 2019. No separate application for BSRS will be required

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:

Domestic applicants cannot be in receipt of an alternative primary scholarship providing  stipend allowance. International applicants are still eligible to be considered 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 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. 
  • The Scholarship also provides academic tuition fees for international recipients. 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 scholarship only.
  • No other amount is payable.

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.
  • The Supplementary scholarship is only available to students who have been awarded an RTP Scholarship by the University of Sydney and who are completing a research degree within the Univesity of Sydney Business School
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Opens: Apply for Research Training Program to be considered for BSRS from S2 2019
Closes: 15th March 2019

Enhanced Business School Research Scholarships

Background:

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

Open to:

Candidates who apply for full-time students in a postgraduate research degree within The University of Sydney Business School prior to the closing date given below will be considered automatically.

Candidates who have commenced their postgraduate research degree at the University of Sydney are not eligible.

Value and Duration:

Primary value award

  • The Scholarship provides a stipend (living allowance) of $35,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to 4 years for PhD candidates. MPhil candidates will be awarded the scholarship for up to 1.5 years, by which point they will be required to upgrade to PhD. No extension is possible.
  • The EBSRS will be convered to Enhanced BSRS Supplementary Scholarship for recipients who were awarded an RTP Scholarship subsequent to being awarded an EBSRS.
  • Academic tuition fees are also provided for international recipients. International PhD recipients will have academic tuition fees covered for 16 research periods. International MPhil recipients will have their academic tuition fees covered for up to 6 research periods only. No extension is possible. 

Supplementary

  • The  Supplementary Scholarship will provided a supplementary annual stipend allwoance of an amount equivalent to the difference of $35,000 and the RTP rate during the tenure of the Scholarship.
  • PhD recipients will receive the supplementary stipend for up to 4 yeras. MPhil recipients will receive the supplementary stipend for up to 1.5 yeras.
  • For PhD recipients, who hae exhausted their RTP Scholarships, the Supplementary Scholarship will be convered to Enhanced Business School Research Scholarship (EBSRS) for the remaining candidature (up to 4 years since the commencement of degree). THE EBSRS will provide stipend at $35,000 per annum. Academic course fees are also provided to international students for up to two research periods.
  • The Enhanced Business School Supplementary Research Scholarship is only available to students who have been awarded an RTP Scholarship by the University of Sydney and who are completing a research degree within the Univesity of Sydney Business School
More information:  Terms and Conditions
Opens: Apply for candidature to be considered for EBSRS from S2 2019
Closes: 15th March 2019

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)
Application Form: 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 applied for admission for  full-time studies in a PhD  course within the Discipline of Finance  within the University of Sydney Business School, and must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies at the time the scholarship offer is finalised.

Applicants must 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: 30 April 2019 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 by the time the scholarship offer is finalised. 

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) 

Open Date: CLOSED
Close Date: CLOSED

Forest Coach Line and Sydney Business School Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Background:

Forest Coach Line in association with the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) within the University of Sydney Business School are offering a Scholarship to a Masters by Research or PhD student whose research is focused on public transport. 

Open to:

Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD with the ITLS within the University of Sydney Business School, and be willing to undertake research in the field of public transport.

Applicant must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a Masters degree in a related field with a substantial research component, and also have demostrable skills in quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods.

Selection Criteria

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

  • academic merit,
  • area of study and research proposal, 
  • curriculum vitae, 
  • feedback from two academic referees, and
  • a personal statement which addresses their  interest in the proposed research area and relevant skills in quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods.

Preference would be given to graduates in economics, applied mathematics, civil engineering, quantitative geography, transport planning and engineering. Preference will also be given to those who demonstrate a particular interest in investigating the future role of bus-based services and systems in a metropolitan or rural/regional context. This can include the economics of public transport, bus operations, multimodal service provision, service delivery models and governance frameworks

The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of a committee of the Director of Doctoral Studies, relevant research supervisor, one other academic member of staff in the University of Sydney Business School and a representative from the sponsor Forest Coach Line Coaches. 

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to $32,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to three years for PhD, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.

Academic course fees are also provided for a successful international applicant, for up to 12 research periods for a PhD and up to 6 research periods for an MPhil student, at which point they will be expected to upgrade to PhD. A six months extension is possible, subject to satisfactory academic progress.  

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. 

Further Information

Terms and Conditions

Open Date:

CLOSED

Close Date: CLOSED

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.

This 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 have applied for admission for  full-time studies in a PhD  course within the University of Sydney Business School, and must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies at the time the scholarship offer is finalised.

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 sustantial 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 equivalent to $32,000 per annum (fixed rate).

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 Fees.  

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. 

Further Information

Terms and Conditions

Open Date:

CLOSED

Close Date: CLOSED