PhD scholarships in Health Economics Mid year entry 2020

PhD scholarships in Health Economics Mid year entry 2020

Centre for Health Economics

As a student at the Centre, you will be part of a team of academics and researchers at the cutting edge of important international research, using the latest methods. Our current students, recent graduates and alumni demonstrate the range, quality and opportunities offered in those programs including the costs of childhood obesityperinatal mental health, health aid for lower income countries.

We offer excellent research facilities including a dedicated student study space, a behavioural laboratory, high quality computing facilities, frequent internal and external seminars, and funded conference travel. Applicants should have a good first degree in a relevant discipline and we provide coursework in health economics and related studies. 

The Opportunity

If you are looking for a rigorous graduate training, and want to make a substantial research contribution to the economics of health and health care, the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University offers a fully funded PhD in Health Economics

Generous scholarships for outstanding candidates covering tuition fees and a stipend of up to $38,373 annually are available for suitably qualified individuals. Well-paid casual RA and teaching work is also available. There are further opportunities for funded travel and the potential to study for up to one year at one of our partner institutions in Europe or USA. 

PhDs are available in all areas of health economics, but we specifically encourage those within the current research programs of our experienced supervisors. For more information on who we are and what we do and the range of our current research interests, click here.


We strongly encourage you to get in touch with us prior to making an application, to discuss the range of exciting projects available at the Centre. Email your enquiry to

Information about undertaking a research degree at Monash can be found at:

To Apply

There are two rounds each year for both international and domestic applicants:

Interested candidates should send an expression of interest to at least four weeks prior to the scholarship application closing dates.

Those applicants who pass the expression of interest stage will be invited to submit a full scholarship application before the subsequent scholarship closing date.

To express your interest in this opportunity please send your CV including details of two referees, a copy of your academic transcripts and grading scales and a 1-2 page cover letter which outlines your research skills, experience and why this PhD opportunity interests you to 

Closing Date

Saturday 29 February 2020, 11:55 pm AEDT

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