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Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship

The Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship recognises and honours the work of John Bradfield. It aims to encourage academic excellence and creativity in first and second year undergraduate students in studies related to urbanism.


The Scholarship is open to Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents and international students enrolled at the University of Sydney, who at the time of application:

  • are undertaking their first or second year of undergraduate degree studies, and
  • have a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) at least 75.

Applicants must also be enrolled in an undergraduate degree studying a disciplines related to urbanisim including, without limitation; urban development, urban planning, urban design, project finance, project/facilities management or engineering, in one of the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
  • Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning
  • University of Sydney Business School

Selection Criteria:

Applicants will be selected based on their response (up to 10,000 characters, which equates to approximately 1,000 words) to the topic as outlined below and for shortlisted applicants their presentation pitch.


Supporting the boom: By 2036 Sydney’s population will reach 9 million people. Parramatta will be the capital gateway to the intense growth towards the Blue Mountains. What is your great idea to ensure the success of this strategy for Sydney? What does “success” for Sydney’s future as a global city look like to you? Your idea might focus on ensuring the Greater Western Sydney region has the infrastructure, transport, diversity in housing and jobs needed to support the growing population and to ensure a good quality of life. Or you might have an idea about the role that the region can play in the future to ensure Sydney’s status as a global city. Please outline your idea in up to 1000 words.

Presentation pitch to judging panel:

If short-listed, applicants must present their idea within 3 minutes (using a prop, diorama, PowerPoint, or short video is recommended) to a selection panel, including the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Faculty and Bradfield group representatives (including CEO of Lendlease) in September 2017.

The final decision rests with the University.

Requirements of short-listed candidates:

  • Agree to share any video content on social media,
  • Participate in marketing and promotion in relation to this Scholarship,
  • Attend the award event in October (exact date TBC), and
  • Become an ambassador for the Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.


The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum and will be tenable for the duration of the student's undergraduate degree including appended honours (if applicable).

Terms and Conditions:


How to Apply:


Closing Date 13 August 2017 at 11:59 PM

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The LIFE scholarship provides support to talented Lebanese students – or those of Lebanese descent – with financial needs, to pursue their academic aspirations in the field of finance. It is a unique combination of financial support and mentorship opportunity by a LIFE Senior Member who will provide guidance and advice to the scholars on their professional objectives.

To apply, please go on the LIFE website.

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For more information please visit the Nicolas Baudin Grants page or email

To apply for the grant please visit the Embassy's Grants and Opportunities page.

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Interested candidates will participate in a rigorous and thorough selection process, designed to identify the most promising young leaders from around the world. The process includes an online application and credentials evaluation as well as in-person regional interviews. Those selected will have demonstrated their potential to not only benefit from but also contribute to the Schwarzman Scholars program.

For more information and to apply for the program please visit

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For more information on this scholarship please see the below documents: