PhD Scholarships for mid-career teachers

The Australian Scholarships Group (ASG) in collaboration with the Faculty of Education, Monash University, is offering a full-time scholarship and a one year bursary for doctoral candidates in 2013. Research topics should have a focus on teaching and learning in schools.

The ASG PhD Scholarship for Exceptional Mid-Career Professionals
$40,000 per year (maximum of 4 years) for a full-time, on-campus doctoral candidate enrolled in the Faculty of Education. This scholarship is tax free.

The ASG Scholarship for Excellence
A bursary of $10,000 to contribute toward living costs and computer for a full-time doctoral candidate enrolled in the Faculty of Education.

This is a fantastic opportunity to undertake research in an area that you are passionate about. You will complete your PhD under the supervision of leading Education researchers and will be well supported throughout your candidature.

The successful candidates should commence the full-time PhD on campus by the end of July 2013. A later start date may be negotiated.

About the Australian Scholarships Group

The Australian Scholarships Group (ASG) offers parents a proven and proactive way to help nurture and fund their children’s education. They are an independent not-for-profit friendly society helping families to plan for the future costs of their children’s education. Since its inception, ASG has helped contribute to the development of children, families, and teachers through a range of support initiatives, including education scholarship programs, research funding, publishing activities, parenting support and resources, social-emotional curriculum programs, and multimedia education products.

Eligibility criteria

Scholarships are competitive and based on academic merit.

To be eligible you must hold a Masters degree which includes a major research project (a thesis of a minimum of 10,000 words with an examiner’s report); or a bachelors degree with first-class (H1) or second-class (H2A) honours, or qualifications considered equivalent, obtained from Monash or another recognised tertiary institution. Applicants who have published papers in recognised journals may also be considered.

The faculty also needs the ability to supply appropriate supervision for the candidate in the chosen field. It is desirable for the successful candidate to be based at the Peninsula campus. These awards are only open to Australian and New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents.


To apply, complete an online expression of interest by 30 April 2013.

Applicants will be assessed for both awards concurrently.

Further Information

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