Published: April 28, 2020


The University of Sydney’s School of Economics has launched its latest Life Course Centre Scholarship for research addressing social and economic disadvantage.

Applications are now open for students who have an unconditional offer of admission or are currently enrolled full-time in one of the following at the University of Sydney:

  • I. Honours year of a Bachelor in Economics degree, or
  • II. Postgraduate Degree in Masters of Economics or Masters of Economic Analysis.

Applicants for the Life Course Centre-funded scholarship must conduct research in social and economic disadvantage within families and across generations, and must have a research supervisor that is affiliated with the Life Course Centre.

The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course (the Life Course Centre) investigates the critical factors underlying deep and persistent disadvantage and is a collaboration between four Australian universities – The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney, The University of Melbourne and The University of Western Australia.

Applications for the $5,000 one-year Life Course Centre scholarship at the University of Sydney’s School of Economics close on Monday 28th May 2020.

To find out more and to apply, click here.

Pictured: 2019 Life Course Centre Honours Scholarship recipients Patrick Hendy (left) and Shumi Ruan (right) with Dr Russell Toth (middle) of The University of Sydney School of Economics. The 2019 scholarships were announced at the School’s Anti-Poverty Week event in October.