Roy Sheargold Scholarship

Applications for 2020 now open!

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.

Scholarship 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 networks. The successful applicant for the 2019 Roy Sheargold Scholarship will receive financial assistance of up to $7,500.


Important Dates

Nominations open: Tuesday 30 June 2020

Applications due: Thursday 6 August 2020

Judging interviews: August/September 2020 (date to be confirmed)

Winner announced: President’s Luncheon, September 2020 (date to be confirmed)


Steps To Apply

Step 1: Download the Roy Sheargold Scholarship entry guidelines below
Step 2: Nominate yourself or a colleague via the button below
Step 3: Receive, complete and return the application form via email to with your CV and headshot attached



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