Expression of Interest - PhD Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence and
Data Science for Social Good
Job No.: 641616
Location : Clayton and Caulfield campuses
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 3-year and 6-month fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $30,000 plus a top-up of $8,000 per annum for up to 3.5
years and a further $3,000 per annum in travel support. The scholarship also
covers one-off relocation expenses and up to $16,700 Overseas Health Insurance
Cover for international students.
The Monash Data Futures Institute is developing a community of outstanding
critical thinkers with a deep understanding of social, scientific and policy
issues, along with training in advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) and
The Institute brings together leading cross-disciplinary expertise,
international partnerships and one of the largest cohorts of AI and data
science researchers in the Asia-Pacific. Using data-driven AI, we are
enhancing governance and policy, sustainable development and health sciences.
To further our commitment to this vision, we are introducing one of the most
generous and prestigious PhD scholarships of any university in Australia. With
a highly competitive stipend, this scholarship aims to support a community of
future thought leaders addressing some of the most pressing global challenges
through the advancement of AI and data science.
About the Scholarship
The scholarship offers $30,000 plus a top-up of $8,000 per annum for up to 3.5
years and a further $3,000 per annum in travel support. It also covers one-off
relocation expenses and up to $16,700 Overseas Health Insurance Cover for
Graduate research students receiving the Monash Data Futures Institute PhD
Scholarship learn from leading experts from across the Humanities, Science,
Technology and Medicine fields. Students in this program become pioneers at
the intersection of data science, AI and the human experience. The skills
acquired are transferable across education, corporate, and government sectors,
enabling graduates to apply their training to a broad spectrum of career
Outstanding students with an excellent academic track record and a strong
interest in AI and data science are invited to submit an Expression of
Applicants need to provide evidence of qualifications equivalent to a First
Class Honours 1 (H1), relevant research training experience and English-
language proficiency skills , in addition to the minimum qualifications for
standard entry admission to undertake a PhD at Monash University.
Scholarship holders must be enrolled full time and on campus. Applicants who
already hold a PhD will not be considered.
Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)
Please visit the Monash Data Futures Institute PhD Scholarships for a complete
list of PhD projects available, and to submit your EOI.
Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed and the successful candidate(s)
will receive an Invitation to Apply for admission.
For more information please contact the Monash Data Futures Team via email at
Monday 31 October 2022, 11:55 pm AEDT
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