Scholarship Overview

The Eastwest Strategic Trends Research Forum (ESTR-Forum) of the Faculty of Society and Design at Bond University is offering two Alan Chan HDR PhD Scholarships to high-achieving candidates.

The purpose of the Bond University International Scholarship programme is to support international students who want to pursue PhD studies for the academic session 2022/2023.

Ranked 20th in the Times Higher Education among the best small universities in the world, Bond University is Australia’s first private, not-for-profit university that seeks to be recognized internationally as a leading independent university.

Scholarship Benefits

The selected candidates will be provided a $AU 28,854 living stipend per annum and a full fee waiver for a three-years by Bond University.

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Scholarship Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: All international and domestic students are eligible to apply for this Bond University International Scholarship.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree program available in the following areas of interest in intercultural studies and International Relations:
  • Diplomacy in a diversely-informed world
  • Intercultural investigation of concepts and strategies of Peacebuilding
  • Global perspectives for integrated sustainability
  • The evolving role of the United Nations in 21st-century security problems
  • Indigenous insights informing Australian diversity in the Indo-Pacific region
  • The arising International Relations from the standpoint of Eastern philosophies: such as Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhist
  • The International Relations of Space: Multilateralism vs Militarisation
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • You are a domestic student if you are an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen, or an Australian permanent visa holder.
  • You are an international student, whether you are within or outside Australia, and you do not meet the domestic student criteria.
  • Applicants must have a master’s degree from a recognized university.


  • How to Apply: Applications for admission can be submitted online via the university portal. Expressions of interest should be sent to [email protected]
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Academic transcripts
  • Passport
  • Resume / CV
  • Proposed topic with a brief written statement (1 page  describing your research project area)
  • Admission Requirements: The successful applicant will need to meet all Bond University requirements for entry into the PhD program and achieve the milestones required by the University throughout their doctoral program.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores on the following English language proficiency tests:
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Academic
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT)
  • C1 Advanced
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE)
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