Paul Compton Scholarship


Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Postgraduate
Study area Business and Economics
Scholarship duration At least $6,500 but will not exceed annual income from endowment, payable towards tuition fees only
Number awarded 1
Opening date 19 October 2020
Closing date 31 January 2021


The University may award up to one scholarship each year for students intending to enrol or enrolled full-time in an approved postgraduate coursework program for students in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy.

The scholarship was established in 2020 by alumnus Paul Compton (Bachelor of Commerce ’84 and Bachelor of Economics ’86) under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative and is maintained by income generated from the endowment fund. The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support postgraduate coursework students of the School of Business experiencing financial need by making a contribution towards the cost of tuition fees.

Paul is a leading professional in international banking and finance with over 30 years’ experience in the industry and is currently the President of Barclays Bank Plc residing in New York.  Within Paul’s role, he is responsible for overseeing the Corporate and Investment Bank, which comprises Global Banking, Markets and Corporate Banking businesses.


Students must intend to enrol or be enrolled in an approved postgraduate coursework program in the School of Business full-time. Students must provide documentary evidence of financial need and have a minimum of 16 units to complete in their approved program.

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