Tony Clyne Scholarship


$7,500 per year for duration of degree


New and continuing students


Any undergraduate degree


Applicants must:

  • reside in the Penrith local government area
  • be new or continuing students enrolled full-time in any undergraduate degree on any campus at Western Sydney University.
  • demonstrate equity considerations such as economic, social or other disadvantage, based on equity considerations (opens in a new window) as assessed by the University.
  • be Australian citizens, permanent residents, or on a humanitarian visa.

Cameron Clyne

Cameron Clyne is the Chairman of Rugby Australia and a member of the Foundation Council at Western Sydney University. Prior to his role as Chairman of Rugby Australia, Cameron was the Group Chief Executive Officer of National Australia Bank and a Director of the National Australia Bank Board.


The recipient must remain enrolled 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.

Application and Selection Process

Applicants must complete the appropriate Application Form and submit the form to the Scholarships and Student Advancement Unit by the closing date. 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 sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility and merit.

Successful applicants will be based selected based on their application, academic potential (based on applicants ATAR results or previous work experience), and their ability to meet the criteria.