2022 HDR Scholarship - PhD Scholarship on Intergenerational Transfers and Housing Outcomes (linked to Australian Research Council project)

Curtin University

30 September 2022

Description/Applicant information This scholarship is funded by Curtin University to support an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship research project entitled ‘Home ownership and housing wealth: ageing and intergenerational pathways’ led by Professor Rachel Ong ViforJ. The scholarship project will generate new knowledge on the ways in which parents use wealth and income transfers to improve their children’s housing outcomes. The project requires a mix of quantitative and qualitative methods.

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, i.e. applications are assessed as they are received.

Student type

  • Future Students


  • Faculty of Business and Law

Course type

  • Higher Degree by Research


This scholarship provides a stipend of $28,854 p.a. indexed annually, based on full-time studies, for up to a maximum of 3.5 years, pending compliance with milestone and candidacy requirements. Successful applicants will receive a 100% tuition fee offset.


Maximum number awarded 1

Eligible courses Doctor of Philosophy – Economics and Finance

Eligibility criteria

  • Future Higher degree by research applicants
  • Full-time enrolment
  • Shows an active research interest in housing economics or social policy issues pertaining to Australia
  • Has achieved a Masters by Research, First Class Honours, or Second Class Upper Honours with some research experience, in economics or related fields
  • Familiarity with quantitative modelling skills and qualitative methods
  • Successful recipients must not be in receipt of any other scholarship
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19 April 2023