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Scholarship details

Women in Social and Economic Research (WiSER) Scholarship

Status: Closed

Applications open: 17/08/2018
Applications close: 30/09/2018

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About this scholarship

Applications for a WiSER PhD Scholarship are invited from research students in the fields of feminist economics or gender research, leading to the award of a PhD in Economics, Finance or Property in the Faculty of Business and Law at Curtin University.

  • Future Students
  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Higher Degree by Research
  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International Student
  • Merit Based

$30,000 per annum for 3 years, tuition fee offset required.

Scholarship Details


• Have completed a Bachelor degree with 1st class Honours, or be regarded as having an equivalent level of attainment.
• Not hold a research doctorate or equivalent research qualification.
• Not previously have held an Australian Government funded scholarship, unless it was terminated within 6 months of the scholarship payments commencing.
• Not be receiving an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the award stipend rate to undertake the higher degree by research. Income earned from sources unrelated to the course of study is not subject to the 75% rule.
• Curtin requires all students to demonstrate English competency. For a list of approved English qualifications and for further information, please refer to the qualifications accepted as satisfying Curtin's minimum English entry requirements (.pdf] or contact the University Admission Office.

Application process

Email your application to:

Professor Siobhan Austen
School of Economics, Finance and Property

Curtin University


Enrolment Requirements

Maintenance of Good Standing.

Changes to Enrolment

Student must study full-time.


For further information please contact:


Professor Siobhan Austen

Director, Woman in Social and Economic Research (WiSER)

pH: 1 8 92667343



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