Please consider and share the following announcement of a PhD scholarship at the University of Sydney (School of Social and Political Sciences), Sydney, Australia.

This scholarship is part on an exciting political economy social justice project focused on the energy affordability of vulnerable households.

The 3-year scholarship is to be awarded for a PhD project working in close collaboration with an ARC Linkage Project to develop solar solutions to improve energy affordability for low-income renters. More than 1 million Australian households are low-income renters. The project’s solutions will be relevant to comparable international jurisdictions.

Full details of the scholarship including eligibility criteria can be found here:

The deadline for applications is 20 December 2021. Interviews are planned for January 2022. The successful applicant is required to commence by 31 March 2022.

The successful applicant will be required (as per current University of Sydney policy) to spend a minimum of 4 research periods (the equivalent of 1 year) on-campus at the University of Sydney during their candidature.

At the time of applying for the scholarship, the applicant is required to have an unconditional offer of admission, or a conditional offer of admission, or have applied for admission to study full-time in a PhD within the Department of Political Economy or the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, School of Social and Political Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at the University of Sydney.

Details of the FASS PhD program can be found here:

For more information, please contact Lynne Chester ([log in to unmask]) or Amanda Elliot ([log in to unmask]) .