This scholarship is currently closed for applications. It is expected to re-open for applications in September 2025.
The scholarship is valued at $10,000 per year for the full-time duration of the recipient’s undergraduate program, including combined degree programs.
The scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.
Note: Applicants cannot have studied more than 96 credit points in their degree program (including combined degree programs).
The scholarship was generously donated by Lendlease and established in honour of John Bradfield, who designed Sydney's most transformative pieces of infrastructure, the underground electric railway and the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge to unite the northern and southern shores of our city.
a. The Scholarship was generously donated by Lendlease and established in honour of John Bradfield who played a monumental part in shaping Sydney. The Scholarship aims to develop the potential of students and nurture Sydney visionaries who aspire to shape the city's future.
a. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree in one of the following four faculties/University schools at the University of Sydney:
I. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,
II. Faculty of Engineering,
III. Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning, and
IV. University of Sydney Business School.
b. Applicants must be undertaking studies within one of the above listed faculties/University schools that is related to urbanism including without limitation, urban development, urban planning, urban design, urban/social policy, project finance, project and/or facilities management, transport logistics and engineering.
c. Applicants must be enrolled in either their first or second year of studies and have a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65.
d. Applicants cannot have studied more than 96 credit points in their degree program (including degree combined programs).
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit, and
II. response to the advertised essay question.
b. Shortlisted applicants will need to make a 5 minute presentation using visual aids.
c. Applications will be shortlisted by University of Sydney academic staff representing each of the above listed faculties/University schools. The final selection committee will consist of the same academic staff, and up to two representatives from Lendlease. The final decision rests with the University.
d. In acknowledgment of the Donor's intention to promote gender equality, the University will endeavour to award no less than 50% of the scholarships in each ten year period to female applicants.
a. The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum and is tenable for the full-time duration of the recipient’s undergraduate program including combined degree programs.
b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.
c. Where a recipient has been permitted to study part-time, the amount awarded for each relevant semester will be half the full-time rate.
d. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of Head of Scholarships and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.
e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
f. No other amount is payable.
a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester and remain enrolled full-time in their eligible course.
b. Recipients may request to study part-time, where they can demonstrate circumstances that impact their ability to successfully undertake full-time studies. Examples include a medical condition, or other significant hardship. Request must be approved by the Head of Scholarships prior to the commencement of part-time study.
c. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.
a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:
I. withdraws from an eligible course, faculty/University school, or fails to enrol,
II. withdraws from studies related to urbanism,
III. commences part-time study without prior approval,
IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
V. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,
VI. is awarded an alternative primary scholarship valued at $8,000 per annum or more that provides a living allowance. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship for the same purpose where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,
VII. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
VIII. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.
b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.
c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.
a. The recipient may be invited to be an ambassador for the Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship and the University of Sydney.