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Grants and scholarships

APRA currently offers the following grants and scholarships:

Brian Gray Scholarship

APRA and the Reserve Bank of Australia established the Brian Gray Scholarship program in memory of Brian Gray, who died on 24 August 2001 while serving as Executive General Manager of APRA's Policy, Research and Consulting Division. Read more about the Brian Gray Scholarship.

Recipients of the Brian Gray Scholarship 2017-21

Program title Recipient Purpose Special
confidentiality provisions (Y/N) 
Value Approval date Grant term - months Grant funding locations Post code
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2017 Igor Balnozan Slow and Steady: Modelling heterogeneous drawdown behaviours in phased withdrawal retirement income products N $15,000 August 2017 12    
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2017 Christina Bui The effects of revenue diversification of financial stability N $15,000 August 2017 12    
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2017 Kiefer de Silver On the composition of capital buffers and bank size N $15,000 August 2017 12    
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2017 Mathew Morris Consumer choice of default options under accountability N $15,000 August 2017 12    
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2018 Kevin Krahe Improving the hedging of risk association with retirement income portfolios and developing a value-based longevity index to improve hedging efficiency and reducing basis risk N $15,000 July 2018 12    
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2018 Mitchell Harvey Asset bubbles and monetary policy shocks: Is there a relationship? Conducting quantitative research exploring if there is a relationship between monetary policy shocks and assets bubbles N $15,000 July 2018 12    
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2019 Luke Zhou A structured investigation of retirement income products N $15,000 July 2019 12    
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2019 Raymond He Optimal open monetary policy: Exchange Rate Coordination N $15,000 July 2019 12    
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2020 Alexander Knott Retirees’ financial choices in periods of calm and crisis: Australian account-based pension evidence N $15,000 August 2020 12    
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2020 June Chan Discontinuities in returns: Re-examination of the misreporting explanation N $15,000 August 2020 12    
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2021 Audrey Soedjito The impact of US Monetary Policy on the Capital Strictures of Banks and Insurance Companies N $15,000 June 2021 12 Indooroopilly 4068
Brian Gray Scholarship Program 2021 Jeffery Wong Risk-taking by Australian target date funds N $15,000 June 2021 12 Oakleigh South 3167

UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship

APRA is a sponsor of the UNSW Co-op program. This program provides students with financial assistance and the opportunity to gain practical experience through industry placements with employer sponsors. The Co-op program covers a number of disciplines. APRA offers an actuarial placement. More information is available on the UNSW website.

A list of the recipients of the scholarships awarded by APRA can be viewed here:

Recipients of the UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship 2017-21

Program title Recipient Purpose Special confidentiality provisions (Y/N) and reason Value Approval date Grant term - months Grant funding locations Post code
UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship 2017 University of New South Wales UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship 2017 N $74,000 July 2016 12 Kensington, NSW 2052
UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship 2018 University of New South Wales UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship 2018 N $74,000 October 2017 12 Kensington, NSW 2052
UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship 2019 University of New South Wales UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship 2019 N $74,000 September 2018 12 Kensington, NSW 2052
UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship 2020 University of New South Wales UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship 2020 N $80,000 September 2019 12 Kensington, NSW 2052
UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship 2021 University of New South Wales UNSW Co-op Actuarial Scholarship 2021 N $80,000 January 2021 12 Kensington, NSW 2052

 

Other sponsorships

Recipient Purpose Special confidentiality provisions (Y/N) Value Approval date Grant funding locations Post code
Monash University Sponsorship of the 2017 Melbourne Money & Finance Conference by the Australian Centre for Financial Studies N $8,000 May 2017 Melbourne, Vic 3000
Monash University Sponsorship of the 2018 Melbourne Money & Finance Conference by the Australian Centre for Financial Studies N $9,091 July 2018 Melbourne, Vic 3000
Monash University Sponsorship of the 2019 Melbourne Money & Finance Conference by the Australian Centre for Financial Studies N $9,091 June 2019 Melbourne, Vic 3000
The Australian National University Sponsorship of the APRA prize for Business Ethics N $500 December 2017 Canberra, ACT 0200

 

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