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Women in Social and Economic Research (WiSER) Scholarship - Closed

Women in Social and Economic Research (WiSER) Scholarship is now closed.

Status: Closed
Applications open: CLOSED
Applications close: CLOSED

About this scholarship

Description/Applicant information

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.

Student type
  • Future Students
  • Faculty of Business and Law
Course type
  • Postgraduate Research

Non-gender specific

  • Australian Citizen
  • International students
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
Scholarship base
  • Merit Based
Maximum number awarded



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

Eligibility criteria

• 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.

Conditions that need to be met to keep your scholarship

Maintenance of Good Standing.

Changes to enrolment

Student must study full-time.

How to apply

Application process

Email your application to:

Professor Siobhan Austen
School of Economics, Finance and Property

Curtin University


Need more information?


For further information please contact:


Professor Siobhan Austen

Director, Woman in Social and Economic Research (WiSER)

pH: 1 8 92667343



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