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Scholarships

CEPAR PhD Scholarships

CEPAR Supplementary Scholarships provide additional support to eligible international and domestic higher degree research students who are in receipt of an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) or university equivalent scholarship to assist them with pursuing a program of study related to CEPAR.

Applications for the 2018 round are now open. The application form can be downloaded here. The guidelines can be found here.

Applications close 31 October 2017.

Scientia PhD Scholarships

UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarships offer:

  • The opportunity to work on high quality research projects with the best supervisory teams in world class environments
  • $40K a year stipend for four years
  • Tuition fees for the full 4 year period
  • Coaching and mentoring as part of a highly personalised leadership development plan
  • Up to $10k each year to assist career development and international research collaborations

Applications for 2018 have closed. For more information on future rounds of the Scientia Scholarship scheme visit the 2025 website.

Summer Research Scholarships

CEPAR and the UNSW Business School offer highly competitive summer research scholarships to currently enrolled undergraduate students who are considering Honours and/or postgraduate research in the future. Students will participate in research projects supervised by our world-class academic researchers and gain valuable research experience.

2017/18 summer research scholarships are valued at $550 per week (tax exempt) for the duration of the project (4-8 weeks). CEPAR Researchers have put forward five projects for summer scholars to apply for. Applications close October 4th. All applications should be submitted through the Scholarships website.

Supervisors: Andrés Villegas; Johnathan Ziveyi and Michael Sherris

Project: Data analytics methods for mortality modelling and longevity risk management

Supervisors: Rafal Chomik; Bei Lu and John Piggott

Project: Building a tax-benefit microsimulation model for China

Supervisors: Han Li and Katja Hanewald

Project: Conditional life expectancy comparisons using a semi-parametric trending panel model approach

Supervisors: Elena Capatina and Tim Neal

Project: The role of cognition and family support on the private health insurance decisions of older Australians

Supervisor: Xiangling Liu

Project: Taxation arbitrage and housing debt and equity

CEPAR Honours Scholarships

Honours scholarships valued at $5000 are available to students wishing to enrol in a fourth year of undergraduate study to expand their knowledge in a particular area of study and to develop their research skills.

UNSW applicants should apply via the UNSW Scholarships website.