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Roy Sheargold Scholarship

The Roy Sheargold Scholarship was founded in memory of one of the most respected figures in the property development sector, life member of UDIA National and UDIA NSW. Roy sat on the Council of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (NSW) almost 50 years ago. He remained actively involved in the industry, UDIA and international industry bodies for more than 45 years. Roy believed that if you wanted to be a great developer you had to continually update your knowledge and travel the world to learn from international developers.
 

AWARD OVERVIEW

The UDIA NSW Roy Sheargold Scholarship will be awarded annually to an individual who demonstrates exceptional professional and/or academic achievement. The award is about helping individuals get to the next level. For this reason, the ideal applicant would use the scholarship to conduct research, further their education and/or professional linkages.
The successful applicant for the 2016 Roy Sheargold Scholarship will receive financial assistance of up to $7,500. 
 

IMPORTANT DATES

Applications close: Friday 6 October 2017
Announcement of winner: UDIA NSW Christmas Luncheon, Thursday 30 November 2017
 

STEPS TO ENTER

Step 1: Download the Roy Sheargold Scholarship entry guidelines
Step 2: Complete and submit your application form via email 
Step 3: Participate in a judging interview.
Step 4: Attend the Christmas Luncheon where the winner will be announced.
 
 
  
 

ENQUIRIES

For enquires about the scholarship, please contact Victoria Irvine at virvine@udiansw.com.au or on 02 9262 1214.
 

WINNER 2016 
Katrie Lowe, Engineer, AECOM

Katrie is a Civil Engineer with over 6 years’ experience. 
She is passionate about the potential to create sustainable
integrated cities, and her parallel interests in urban
development and sustainable water management has seen
her chart a diverse career in both Australia and China. 
Katrie is an AECOM Young Leader and former Prime Minister's Endeavour Award Fellow. 

As a Roy Sheargold scholar, Katrie seeks to embark on a global research expedition to identify practical innovations
to the urban development challenges facing Sydney.