PhD Scholarship in Investments in and Perceptions of Women's Elite
Job No.: 641879
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 3-year and 3-month fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: The successful applicant will receive a Research Living
Allowance, at current value of $30,000AUD per annum 2022 full-time rate (tax-
free stipend), indexed plus allowances as per RTP stipend scholarship
conditions at: www. monash.edu/graduate-
A tuition fee scholarship and Single Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) will be
provided for a successful international awardee.
This graduate research opportunity is part of a cluster of scholarships that
are focused in areas of research and scholarly excellence with leading Faculty
of Arts supervisors. They form part of the Monash 2030 Global Impact program
The Office for Women in Sport and Recreation (OWSR) is partnering with
Monash University Faculty of Arts to investigate investment, funding and
perceptions of women's sport. This fully funded PhD project will examine
patterns of decision making, undertaking in-depth qualitative interviews with
key stakeholders from sporting organisations, sports industries and media.
Undertaking this industry-focused PhD has several advantages: The successful
candidate will be integrated into the existing Migration, Diversity &
Inclusion GRIP cohort and will have access to funding to support fieldwork,
travel, and conference attendance. The candidate will furthermore benefit from
expert supervision from research leaders in social sciences, and by entering a
PhD project with a pre-existing structure and industry partner.
Monash University is the largest university in Australia and regularly ranks
in the top 100 universities worldwide. Monash has six globally networked
campuses and international alliances in Europe and Asia. The applicant will be
based at the Clayton campus in Melbourne.
The successful applicant will have an excellent academic track record in a
In its assessment, the selection committee will prioritise applicants who hold
an Australian (or equivalent international) Honour's or Masters degree (in
a relevant field), with a significant research component and with first-class
Details of eligibility requirements, including English-language proficiency
skills, to undertake a Masters by Researcg in the Faculty of Arts are
available at www. monash.edu/arts/graduateresearch/how-to-apply. Applicants
should ensure they familiarise themselves with these requirements before
deciding whether they should apply.
Scholarship holders must be enrolled full-time and on campus. Please note:
applicants who already hold a Masters by Research or PhD will not be
The successful applicant will be expected to enrol by 30 November 2022.
However, there may be some flexibility as to the date of commencement.
This role is a full-time PhD scholarship; however, flexible working
arrangements may be negotiated.
Ms Kinda Say, Senior Graduate Research Administrator, arts-agr-
Submit an Expression of Interest
EOIs shall comprise:
A cover letter that includes a brief statement of the applicant's
A brief research proposal not exceeding 750 words in length that fits
within the broad project aims and objectives, and demonstrates some
understanding of the area of research
A curriculum vitae, including a list of any published works, conference
presentations and relevant work experience
A full statement of academic record, supported by scanned copies of
relevant certified documentation
Contact details of two academic referees
Copy of your current passport (if available)
EOIs should be sent, preferably in the form of a single attachment to an
email, to Ms Kinda Say at firstname.lastname@example.org.
State “EOI your name – Migration, Diversity & Inclusion GRIP scholarship
with the OWSR” in the subject heading of the email.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed over Zoom. The interviews will be
conducted in English.
Sunday 2 October 2022, 11:55pm AEDT
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