DFCRC PhD Top-Up Scholarship for Research in Digital Finance

DFCRC is excited to announce the call for applications for our PhD Top-Up Scholarship Program.

Structure of the PhD Top-Up Scholarship


The scholarship offers an additional $15,000 per annum on top of the student’s primary scholarship. The top-up is renewable annually for up to three years, contingent on satisfactory research progress.


Applicants must:

  • Be current or prospective PhD candidates at our partner universities[1]. Students who are part-way through their PhD studies are eligible.
  • Have secured a primary scholarship for their PhD from a university or government.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence and research potential in the field of Digital Finance.
  • Align with DFCRC’s mission and strategic areas of research.


[1] Curtin University, Macquarie University, UNSW, UTS, University of Western Australia, University of Wollongong.

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