PhD Scholarships

Wollongong, NSW |

Annual stipend of $27,596 per year for three years full-time study.

The Faculty of Business and the Australian Health Services Research Institute (AHSRI) at the University of Wollongong are seeking to award two PhD scholarships to high calibre candidates for a project titled “Greater inclusion of people with disability in Australian workplaces”. The scholarships are part of a $455K project funded by the Australian Research Council Linkage Projects scheme and the NSW Department of Family and Community Services.

Two PhD scholarships are available:

  1. PhD scholarship #1: Developing a theoretical model of successful employment for people with a disability (suitable for someone with a background in management/human resources/social inclusion)
  2. PhD scholarship #2: Using social marketing to improve employer attitudes toward hiring people with a disability (suitable for someone with a background in marketing/social marketing/social inclusion)

More information about each of these three-year, full-time projects can be found in the online advertisement.

Skills and Experience 

All applicants must demonstrate a capacity to carry out independent research and have adequate training and ability to pursue the proposed course of study. The PhD scholarships are for study at the University of Wollongong in Australia, for those who have achieved Honours First Class, Masters by Research or equivalent. Both domestic and international prospective students are welcome to apply.

See the online advertisement for further details of desirable background / experience.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit an expression of interest (EOI) to Associate Professor Melanie Randle ( ), School of Management, Operations and Marketing, Faculty of Business by 5pm on Monday 12th November 2018.

The EOI should include:

1. A statement addressing your suitability for the project/scholarship (1 page)

2. A brief CV (2-3 pages)

3. Copies of academic transcripts

4. Contact details for two professional references

Applications will be assessed based on academic qualifications and research and/or relevant work experience.

Suitable applicants will be invited to participate in an interview with members of the project team, to be held on Tuesday 20th November 2018. Successful applicants will then be advised on the process for enrolment.

Starting date: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Closing date: 
Monday, November 12, 2018
Organisation: 
University of Wollongong
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