Neilson Foundation Scholarship in Financial Advising

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Scholarship Name:  Neilson Foundation Scholarship in Financial Advising

 Description:  The Neilson Foundation was established on 21 February 2007 by William Kerr Neilson (‘Founder’). The Founder wishes to establish a Fund for certain public charitable purposes. The Founder is also the Managing Director and Founder of Platinum Asset Management, a Sydney-based manager specialising in investing in international equities. The aim of the scholarships and prizes was to incentivise students who are passionate about financial planning and who have aspirations to a long term career in the industry. The founder sees this scholarship as a way of supporting the efforts of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) to raise educational standards and encourage new talent to the industry.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  Accounting, Business & Management

 Subjects:  Finance, Financial planning

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $15,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $15,000 per year for one year.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be currently enrolled full-time in the second or third year of the Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Financial Advising) at UWS; and demonstrate a commitment to a career in the financial planning or financial advising industry and demonstrate this in their personal statement.

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Sydney Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  January


Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 1300 897669

 Contact Email:  scholarships@uws.edu.au

 Contact Postal Address:  Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Provider Phone:  61 2 1300897669

 Provider Fax:  61 2 96787160

 Provider Website:  http://www.uws.edu.au/ (opens in new window)

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