PhD Scholarship in Business

Monash University


PhD Scholarship in Business

Job No.: 653840

Location: Caulfield or Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3.5-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: The successful applicant will receive a tax-free stipend of $50,000 per annum (2023 full-time rate) plus the opportunity for a paid internship with the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

The Opportunity

The Monash Business School is among the 1% of business schools worldwide to be awarded ‘triple accreditation’ by the major global business school accreditation bodies – AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. The Monash Business School is one that prides itself on its strategic research and development.

Monash University and AEMO launched the Zema Energy Studies Scholarship in March 2019, a world-class PhD program to develop the nation’s future energy leaders.

The Zema Scholarship aims to create a cohort of energy professionals with advanced multidisciplinary knowledge across Business and Economics, Engineering and IT. The PhD program is intended to deepen students' expertise, unlock their full leadership potential and help them gain exposure to Australia’s national energy industry.

The prestigious PhD scholarship opportunity will empower you to build on your passion, gain exposure, and contribute to the energy community. You will work with supervisors to explore and solve pressing energy problems. You will work collaboratively with the energy sector, enabling you to establish an industry presence and develop leadership networks.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents. Applicants will be considered provided that they fulfil the criteria for PhD admission at Monash University and demonstrate excellent research capability. Details of the relevant requirements are available at

How to Apply

To submit an Expression of Interest (EOI), please refer to the Monash Business School’s How to Apply page.


Dr Asuntha Munasinghe, Graduate Research Manager,, +61 3 9903 1221

Closing Date

Saturday 23 September 2023, 11:55pm AEST

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