Doctoral Scholarship for Female Students at Curtin University, Australia

Publish Date: Apr 22, 2015

Deadline: Apr 30, 2015

About this scholarship

Description/Applicant information

The Maureen Bickley Doctoral Scholarship is designed to support women undertaking doctoral study under the auspices of the MBC on topics related to the issues of women in leadership.

Student type
  • Current Students
  • Curtin Business School
Course type
  • Postgraduate Research

Female identifying

  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • Australian Citizen
  • International students
  • New Zealand Citizen
Scholarship base
  • Merit Based
Maximum number awarded



The successful candidate shall receive the total stipend of $4000 paid over 3 months for a full time student or 6 months for a part time student.  This amount is tax-free for full time student and taxable for part time student as per Australian Taxation Office guideline.

Eligible courses

PhD program

Doctor of Business Administration

Eligibility criteria
  • Applicants must be female and meet the requirements of the Curtin Graduate School of Business for study at doctoral level for the awards of PhD or DBA;
  • DBA applicants must have successfully completed the coursework component of the DBA;
  • Applicants must have a research proposal relating to issues of women’s leadership;
  • Applicants must have already achieved candidacy;
Conditions that need to be met to keep your scholarship
  1. The holder of the award will be required to include acknowledgements to the MBC in conference presentations and any publications arising from the research undertaken and to present at least one public seminar for the MBC relating to research findings. 
  2.  The Scholarship holder is able to study part time and to take approved leave of absence.
  3. Scholarship holder must maintain 'good standing' as an outcome of the annual Curtin Doctoral progress review.

How to apply

Application process
  • Interested applicants please complete and submit the application form attached to Associate Professor Linley Lord via email below.
  • A selection panel of three members will be convened by the Maureen Bickley Centre for Women in Leadership at the Curtin Graduate School of Business;
  • Selection of the successful eligible applicant will be based on the following:
  1. The quality of the research proposal presented ;
  2. The quality of the academic qualifications and experience of the applicant.

Need more information?



Associate Professor Linley Lord
Director Maureen Bickley Centre for Women in Leadership
Curtin University


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