Golfer Adam Scott donates $1.6 million to USyd scholarship fund

Australian golfer Adam Scott has donated $1.6 million dollars to fund eight four-year scholarships for undergraduate students experiencing hardship or disadvantage.

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The grant, from the Adam Scott Foundation, comes as part of the University’s “Thank You Day”, which celebrates previous University donors and calls for future donations.

The scholarships are valued at up to $50,000 per year and will be awarded to students who demonstrate academic potential, leadership skills and involvement in extracurricular activities, while overcoming challenges in their lives