Make a bequest

A will is very personal, and we strongly advise that you consult with your legal advisor before drafting a new will or updating an existing one. The following general bequest wording is recommended and allows the University to apply your gift well into the future.

Should you require more specific assistance with endowment language, please call the Bequest Office on +61 2 8627 8492.

Types of bequests

A bequest to the University of Sydney with specific reference to Melanoma Foundation may be expressed in a number of different ways.

General purposes

If you wish to leave a specific sum of money or the whole or part of your residuary estate to the University for the purposes of the Medical Foundation, you could include a provision in your will in the following terms:

“I give [insert dollar amount/ % of my residuary estate] to The University of Sydney ABN 15 211 513 464 of the University of Sydney, NSW 2006 (“University”) for use by the University in the field of melanoma and skin oncology as determined by the University after considering the advice of the Melanoma Foundation at the University.”

Scholarships

“I give [insert dollar amount/ % of my residuary estate] to The University of Sydney ABN 15 211 513 464 of the University of Sydney, NSW 2006 (“University”) to establish one or more scholarships for melanoma and skin oncology as determined by the University after considering the advice of the Melanoma Foundation at the University (“Purpose”). [Each scholarship is to e called [insert name of scholarship] in melanoma and skin oncology.]