PhD Scholarships in Economics – Australia

Smart Sodium Storage Solution (S4) Project

Scholarships & Jobs presents PhD Scholarship in Economics – Australia

Applications are invited for a Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Economics, or Commerce/business with a major in economics at the University of Wollongong, Australia.


The Faculty of Business at the University of Wollongong (UOW) is looking for excellent applicant to undertake a PhD project in Modelling the Economic Impact of Sodium-ion batteries for Renewable Energy Storage. This research is part of a 4 year, $10.5m project to develop and demonstrate sodium-ion batteries in residential and utility settings.

The PhD applicant will also work closely with world-renowned researchers at the Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials (ISEM), the Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC), the Australian Power Quality and Reliability Centre (APQRC) and also with industry partners involved in the S4 Project. The PhD scholar will play a key role in developing an understanding of the costs of bringing sodium-ion battery technology to the market, the economic impact this technology will have on the energy storage marketplace in Australia and worldwide, and will get to see their work influence the development of real-world energy storage systems.


The successful applicant will receive the following benefits:

  • Annual stipend amounting 26,682 AUD, tax free – 3 year term
  • Top-up Scholarships may be available for exceptional PhD applicants


To be eligible for the PhD scholarship, an applicant must have:

  • Bachelor degree in economics or another degree with an economics major
  • Demonstrated experience in report writing
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment;
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in English language: IELTS of 6.5 or above
  • Quantitative and modelling skills and a knowledge of energy economics
  • Experience in cost and benefit analysis
  • Experience in economic forecasting


Applicants are required to submit the following documents with application:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A brief cover letter outlining their research interests
  • Provide the names of at least two referees

Applications should be sent to: Assoc. Prof. Charles Harvie or Jonathan Knott

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Scholarships & Jobs presents PhD Scholarship in Economics – Australia

Fully funded PhD Scholarships in Economics is available for International students at The Faculty of Business, University of Wollongong, Australia
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Institute Name: University of Wollongong
Degree/Course: PhD
Deadline: Vaccant untill filled
Country: Australia
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