Alan Chan HDR PhD Scholarships for International Students in Australia

  • Phd
  • $28,854 p.a. + tuition fees
  • 31 August 2022

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 (for a three- year period each) – named after cultural elder and benefactor, Dr Alan Chan - to advance any of 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
  • Theorising International Relations from the standpoint of Eastern philosophies: such as Confucian, Daoist and Buddhist
  • The International Relations of Space: Multilateralism vs Militarisation


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. It is also a requirement that the successful applicant be based full-time at the Gold Coast campus.

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The Scholarships include $AU 28,854 living stipend per annum and a full fee waiver for a three year period.


Expressions of interest should be sent to  by 31 August 2022 and include proposed topic with brief written statement (1 page  describing your research project area) and also listing your qualifications. An application package will then be provided on receipt of successful expressions of interest.

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