• We are looking for outstanding candidates to undertake research aimed at improving the decision making capacity of Australia.

Launched in October 2015, these prestigious doctoral research scholarships, established by La Trobe University in partnership with Australian Futures Project, will be awarded to outstanding applicants who are interested in exploring how to build Australia’s capacity to make decisions for a flourishing shared future.

We encourage applicants who have an interest in leadership and governance, large-scale system change and long-termism in public policy. Their research should address political, administartive, social, economic, environmental or technological challenges that have significance for Australia’s long-term future.