PhD Positions in Business and Economics

Monash University

PhD scholarship - Zema Energy Studies Scholarship

Job No.: 641732

Location: Various locations

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: 3.5-year fixed-term appointment 

Remuneration: Scholarships are available for Australian citizens and permanent residents. This generous scholarship will provide a $35,000 per annum stipend and will support the successful applicant for the approved duration of their PhD candidature (to a maximum of 3.5 years)

The Opportunity

Established in memory of AEMO CEO and Monash alumnus, Matt Zema, this prestigious PhD scholarship program supports multidisciplinary research spanning Engineering, Information Technology, and Business and Economics.

We offer PhD positions in Business and Economics, Engineering and Information Technology. If you are interested in doctoral-level research on issues relating to resource constraints, energy reforms, decentralisation and new digital capitals, this scholarship might be for you.

Students will have research topics that relate to disciplines in one or more of the three participating faculties: Business and Economics, Engineering, Information Technology. We welcome expressions of interest from students who propose their own relevant PhD topics.

For instructions on how to apply and further details, please visit

Candidate requirements 

As a successful candidate you will;

  • Have an excellent academic track record in one of the areas listed above. An Honors degree with HD/H1 or equivalent is essential
  • A strong interest in the topic of the research program demonstrated through either work experience or prior academic achievements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Be able to plan, organise and manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Candidates will be required to meet Monash entry requirements which include English-language skills, Prospective applicants must check that they meet PhD admissions criteria via the link
  • Scholarship holders must be enrolled full-time and on-campus. Scholarship Policy and Procedures apply to these scholarships.
  • Prospective candidates must meet H1 or equivalent and enrolment criteria listed via


For general enquiries, please contact Monash Energy Institute at

Closing Date

Monday 31 October 2022, 11:55pm AEDT