Tipalea Partners Property Scholarship


$10,000 per year for the duration of the degree; a laptop on commencement of the scholarship


New or continuing students


Bachelor of Business (Property)


Applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • be commencing study or currently enrolled full-time in any year of the Bachelor of Business (Property)
  • have graduated from a high school in the Western Sydney area (opens in a new window)(as defined by the University) in the past three years

Tipalea Partners

Having started operations in 2001, Tipalea Partners has a proven track record in property investment and development along the east coast of Australia. Scott Spanton, CEO and co-founder of Tipalea Partners, is a 1993 alumni of Hawkesbury Agricultural College’s Land Economics degree – now Western Sydney University Property Economics.

Through this scholarship, the senior management of Tipalea wish to share some of the prosperity our industry and this education has provided and help mentor aspiring property executives into their career and beyond. As well as an invaluable mentoring opportunity with Tipalea’s Greg Thompson, the recipient will have access to Tipalea directors and senior staff. The scholarship is likely to include the opportunity for work experience in the Tipalea office towards the end of first year and subsequent years as agreed.

Application and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the receipt of 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, need and merit.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.

Applications for this scholarship are now closed.