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CEPAR PhD Supplementary 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.

Further details including eligibility, benefits and conditions are available in the CEPAR Supplementary Scholarship Guidelines.

Applications for the CEPAR PhD Supplementary Scholarship projects have closed. Scholarship enquiries can be directed to Amy Brushwood

CEPAR Honours Scholarships

Honours scholarships are valued at AUD $5,000 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.

Application Process

Applications for 2021 scholarships have closed in February.

Summer Research Scholarships 

CEPAR offers 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 CEPAR researchers and gain valuable research experience. 

Application Process

- Review the Summer Scholarship Guidelines 

- Complete the Summer Scholarship Application form and submit it to cepar@unsw.edu.au.

Please note, applications for this summer research scholarship round has now closed.


Key Dates:

Student Applications open: 20 August 2021

Student Applications close: 20 September 2021

Assesment of applications: Mid October 2021

Offers made to students: Early November 2021



Project Code

Project Title

Project Supervisor/s


Modelling systematic mortality risk with affine models

Professor Michael Sherris and Len Garces


Actuarial Modelling Health Status and Functional Disability in Australia

Professor Michael Sherris and Kyu Park


Long-term care insurance, financial support and labor supply: New evidence from China

Dr Yuanyuan Deng and Dr Katja Hanewald


The intergenerational consequences of depression: A cross-country comparison

Professor Philip O'Keefe and Dr Yuanyuan Deng


Designing recruitment and selection materials to reduce age bias in hiring processes

Dr Jane Chong and Associate Professor Patrick Dunlop


Task and relationship cooperation among age diverse employees: a social comparison lens

Dr Daniela Andrei


Social environment and biomarkers of ageing in different ageing cohorts

Dr Saman Khalatbari-Soltani


China’s demographic change and external balances

Dr Larry Weifeng Liu


Summer Scholarship enquiries can be directed to Amy Brushwood

View the opportunities that are available for CEPAR PhD students and read testimonials from current CEPAR PhD candidates here. To see where some of CEPAR's PhD graduates have been placed, visit the Graduate Student Placements webpage.