The SGS Economics and Planning Graham Larcombe Scholarship

Value

$7,500 per year for one year

Eligibility

Continuing students

Course(s)

Bachelor of Planning (Pathway to Master of Urban Management and Planning)

Criteria

Applicants must:

  • be currently enrolled full-time in their third year (or equivalent) of the Bachelor of Planning (Pathway to Master of Urban Management and Planning) (i.e. students in their third/final year of the Bachelor of Planning with an acceptance in the Master of Urban Management and Planning program)
  • demonstrate excellence (credit average) in core units 101591 The Economics of Cities and Regions and 101590 Cultural and Social geographies to the Bachelor of Planning course that have a socio-economic focus
  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstance to enable the selection panel to judge their eligibility, need and merit

SGS

SGS is a leading independent planning and economics firm whose purpose is to shape policy and investment decisions to achieve sustainable places, communities and economies. We explore and create solutions to social, economic and environmental issues that impact communities across Australia and overseas. With real evidence, we help our clients make informed decisions and shape sustainable places, communities and economies. Our diverse services intersect across the public policy decision-making process: research and analysis, planning and strategy, policy and governance, appraisal and evaluation and data and spatial analytics. We work with all tiers of government, universities, peak bodies, not-for-profit organisations, the development industry and other private businesses across more than twelve sectors including housing, transport, education, environment and health.

Applications and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility and merit.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their application, academic potential, (based on applicants current GPA, ATAR results or previous work experience) and their ability to meet the criteria. * Shortlisted applicants will be required to take part in an interview before a selection panel.

Conditions

The recipient must remain enrolled full-time or part-time in the required course (that is, not less than 20 credit points per semester).

The recipient is expected to maintain satisfactory academic progress by passing all subject attempts and maintaining a Pass average (GPA 4.0 or greater) for the duration of the scholarship.

If any of the specified conditions are not met, the recipient status and continuation of the scholarship will be assessed and determined by the Donor in consultation with the University.

Applications for this scholarship are now closed.