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PhD Scholarship Opportunities – Health Economic Research Projects 

Job no.: 625101

Location: Caulfield campus

Duration: 3.5-year fixed-term appointment

Employment type: Full-time


If successful, you will receive a generous scholarship covering tuition fees and a tax-free stipend at current value of AU$37,000 per annum (up to $47,000 per annum for outstanding students). Additional financial support is available through research and teaching assistance work.

Current Opportunities

As a candidate in the CHE PhD program (, you will receive rigorous training in advanced health economics and related studies. 

You will also enjoy opportunities for conference travel and the potential to undertake international research visits.

PhD opportunities are available across all topics of health economics.

You can find project-specific PhD opportunities commencing in July 2024 on the CHE website:

Entry requirements and scholarship eligibility

Applicants should have a 4-year bachelor degree or 2-year master’s degree in economics, econometrics or a related quantitative discipline, demonstrated research experience, and strong academic results.

For full information on scholarship eligibility please visit:

For general information on applications and commencing a research degree at Monash please visit:

Apply for a Scholarship

First, please submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) here:

If successful, you will be invited to submit a full application.

EOI closing dates

  • International Students: 24 July 2024
  • Domestic Students: 23 April 2024 and 23 September 2024

Important: Please make sure you select “Health Economics” as your area of interest in the online EOI form, or we will not receive your EOI.

You will be asked to include the following information (after the data privacy page):

About Monash and the Centre for Health Economics (

The Centre for Health Economics ( is one of the world’s leading research groups in the economic analysis of health and health care. 

We have the highest concentration of economists working in health in the Asia-Pacific region and the largest Health Economics PhD program in Australia, reflecting the reputation of our researchers and the quality of their mentorship.

Monash is one of the top 50 universities in the world, ranked top in health economics in the Asia-Pacific region. 

As a PhD student of the Centre, you will be part of a team of researchers at the cutting edge of impactful international research ( across research themes including: 

Employment Prospects

PhD graduates from the Centre for Health Economics typically find employment as researchers in leading universities and consulting firms around the world. 

For instance, our previous graduates have been successful in gaining positions at the London School of Economics, the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, the University of York, the University of Melbourne, Ernst & Young, the World Bank and government health departments. 

You can find the full list here:


If you have any questions about this opportunity, please email

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