Pacific Trade and Development (PAFTAD) Scholarship

Overview

The East Asia Bureau of Economic Research in the Crawford School of Public Policy is pleased to offer the Pacific Trade and Development (PAFTAD) Scholarship.

The objective of the award is to provide support to a postgraduate student with research interests in economics or political economy in the Asia Pacific region.

Funding for this award has been provided by the East Asia Bureau of Economic Research through the Pacific Trade and Development Conference endowment.

Field of study

Economics or political economy in the Asia Pacific region

Eligibility

The award is available each year to a prospective or continuing ANU student who:

(a) is a domestic or international student;

(b) is enrolled/enrolling in a postgraduate coursework or postgraduate research degree program at the Australian National University;

(c) has demonstrated research interest in economics or political economy studies in the Asia Pacific region; and

(d) has a demonstrated track record of academic merit.

(e) able to commit 10 hours per week to administrating the PAFTAD Conference series, and other research duties as required.  For more information please visit http://paftad.org

Selection

Selection is made on the basis of academic merit and the demonstrated relevance of the applicant's research interests to the field of economics or political economy in the Asia Pacific region. Other factors such as extra-curricular activity may also be taken into account.

Benefits

The Scholarship provides a stipend of $27,000 per annum paid fortnightly in arrears.

The scholarship also includes provisions for paid medical, maternity and paternity leave.

How to apply

Please submit the following to will.zou@anu.edu.au:

  • CV & Academic Transcript
  • PAFTAD Scholarship application letter demonstrating your interest in applying (1 page max.)
  • two referee letters of support.

Application due date is 8pm 31 July, 2019. Only complete applications will be considered.