Janette Gray PhD Scholarship 2021

Applications have been extended until 21 April 2021.

Supporting the education and leadership of women in theology

This scholarship provides both a Research Fee Scholarship and Research Stipend Scholarship for up to three years, covering tuition fees (approximately $18,000 per annum) and a living allowance (approximately $28,600 per annum), to study a PhD in one of the disciplines of Theology at the University of Divinity.

Eligibility criteria

  • The candidate must be a woman
  • The candidate must be successfully admitted to commence a PhD in theology at the University of Divinity
  • The candidate must have capacity to make a contribution to the future of Australian theological scholarship and education

The successful applicant must be enrolled to study in first or second semester 2021.

Students who have already commenced a PhD at the University of Divinity and meet the other criteria are eligible to apply.

How to apply

Complete a Doctor of Philosophy application form and submit this to the School of Graduate Research Office together with a statement of up to 500 words on your capacity to contribute to the future of Australian theological scholarship and education.

Applications close 15 April 2021

Short-listed applicants may be interviewed. The outcome of the award will be announced in May 2021.


Dr Liz Boase, Dean of the School of Graduate Research | lboase@divinity.edu.au

Janette Gray RSM Fund

The Janette Gray RSM Fund supports activities that promote the education and leadership of women in theology. This includes the annual Janette Gray Lecture and scholarships for women to pursue theological study.

Dr Janette Gray, a Sister of Mercy, was a scholar and gifted educator who recognised the potential for theological education to be transformative of people, societies and cultures.

Jan dedicated herself to creatively sharing the fruits of her own studies with diverse people in their academic, communal and work contexts. She had a particular passion for promoting the theological education of young women.

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