PhD scholarship: Economics of Women’s Health – applied econometric and health economics analyses of longitudinal data


Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Business and Economics
HDR funding type Living stipend scholarship
Scholarship value $28,092 per annum tax-free (2020 rate), indexed annually
Scholarship duration Three years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances
Opening date 10 March 2020
Closing date 24 March 2020


This project will focus on demand for health care services among women with non-communicable diseases, and will assess the utilisation of health care and related costs. The data will be extracted from several longitudinal studies, including the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health. The project will apply advanced econometric techniques, to find causal effects of health conditions and symptoms. Cost models will be an important component of the analysis.


To be eligible, you must meet the entry requirements for a higher degree by research.

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

To apply for admission and scholarship, follow the link on the upper right of this page. There is no separate application for scholarship because you will have the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

Before submitting an application you should:

When you apply, please ensure that under the scholarships and collaborative study section you:

  1. Select ‘My higher degree is not collaborative’
  2. Select 'I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship'.
  3. Select ‘Other’, then ‘Research Project Scholarship’ and type in ‘WOMENS HEALTHin the 'Name of scholarship' field.

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Selection criteria

The successful candidate will have:

  1. an Honours or Masters Degree in Economics or applied econometrics; or
  2. an undergraduate degree in economics and Masters degree in Health Economics

*The successful candidate must commence by Research Quarter 3, 2020.

Applications are closed.


Professor Brenda Gannon
+61 7 3346 3483
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

Read the policy on UQ Research Scholarships.

A domestic part-time student with carer’s responsibilities, a medical condition or a disability, which prevents them from studying full time may be eligible for scholarship consideration, on a case by case basis.

Applications are closed.