Multiple fully-funded PhD positions at the University of Sydney Business School


We are offering multiple Enhanced Business School Research Scholarships to support outstanding new PhD students across the University of Sydney Business School’s 10 Disciplines.


The Business School is looking for exceptional new PhD candidates in all business research areas to start in March 2023.  To be eligible for the position, applicants must have a Bachelor’s (Hons) or Masters (~80%) degree, excellent academic qualifications, and some research experience.


The University of Sydney Business School


The University of Sydney Business School is a world-class business school at the forefront of global business and management education. It is ranked number 15 in the Americas and Asia-Pacific by the Financial Times, and holds triple crown accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, placing it in the top 1% of business schools worldwide.


The Business School is also ranked 24th in the world for Accounting and Finance and 47th in the world for Business and Management studies by QS in 2022, 10th in the world for Transportation Science and Technology, 42nd in the world for Finance and 49th in the world for Business Administration by ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking by Academic Subjects 2022, and 39th in the world for Economics and Business by US News Best Global Universities Rankings 2022.


The PhD program


The PhD program at the University of Sydney Business School is a 4-year research-intensive degree that provides students with world-class research training through comprehensive coursework and personalised supervision. Throughout the degree, students are encouraged to develop their research skills to address the most pressing business problems facing society. Our PhD graduates are frequently placed at the world’s leading universities and institutions. A list of recent placements can be found here.  




Successful candidates will be offered 3.5-year scholarships, with a possibility to extend to 4 years subject to approval, that cover full tuition fees ($50,000 per year for international students) and provides a generous stipend of $35,000+ per year for living costs.


In addition to this stipend, scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to receive at least $10,000 per year in return for carrying out specific teaching duties. Details of these teaching duties will be given at the time of the scholarship offer.


How to apply


To be considered for the Enhanced Business School Research Scholarship, apply for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Business) prior to the close date. No separate application for the scholarship is required.

Please indicate, where prompted, that you wish to be considered for the Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship.

 Applications must be submitted by September 30, 2022.


Further information

More information on the Enhanced Business School Research Scholarship can be found here.

Please direct enquiries for this scholarship to the Business School’s Research Unit at [log in to unmask]




VIKAS KUMAR | Professor and Head of Discipline

Discipline of International Business


Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Management (JIM)

Vice-President, Asia Academy of Management

Director, Emerging Markets Research Group (EMRG)


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