PhD Scholarship In Financial Econometrics at Macquarie University Sydney, 2021-2022

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Scholarship Description:

The University is offering eligible students, who have an understanding of financial market risks using intraday high-frequency financial data, and advanced financial econometric tools. Thereby applying better risk management and improve the ability to maintain the stability of the financial system.

The Ph.D. student will be supervised by Professor Shuping Shi, from the Department of Economics at Macquarie Business School.

Applicants should have a background in econometrics and a strong interest in the financial market.

Applications will be reviewed, as they are received and an offer of scholarship will be made as soon as a suitable candidate has been selected.

About the University:

Uniquely located in the heart of Australia’s largest high-tech precinct, Macquarie brings together 40,000 students and 2000 staff in one thriving hub of discovery. The campus spans 126 hectares, with open green space that gives our community the freedom to think and grow.

More than AU$1 billion has recently been invested in facilities and infrastructure so the students and staff can thrive in an environment that is inspiring and switched on to the latest digital technologies.

With more than 300 leading companies located on or around the Macquarie campus, students can tap into industry connections that give them an edge in their future careers, while the staff has access to outstanding research and innovation opportunities with some of the world’s leading organizations.

Degree Level:

PHD (Doctorate) Level Students.

Field of Study:

Financial Econometrics

Scholarship Award:

The stipend for this grant is currently valued at AUD $28,092 per annum (2020 rate, tax-exempt).


All International Students

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Should have a background in econometrics and a strong interest in the financial market.
  • Completion of a Master of Research (MRes) with a grade of at least a Distinction level (75% or greater in the second year.
  • Must have completed a Master of Philosophy.
  • A two-year Master’s degree with a major research component at Distinction level (75% or greater).

Scholarship Deadline:

December 20, 2020

Application Instructions:

In order to apply for this scholarship, candidates must take admission in the PhD degree program at Macquarie University. Candidates will be considered for this education award, once they get registered.

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