The Winner, must demonstrate strong participation in cricket, and he/she will have half of the tuition fees paid for the duration of a degree at the University of Wollongong, South of Sydney. This University is offering the scholarship with the Bradman Foundation, a charitable trust established in 1987 in order to promote cricket as a cultural and sporting force.
The launch included by New South Wales State Premier, Barry O'Farrell MP, UOW Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Wellings CBE and Bradman Foundation Vice-Chair Dr.Peta Seaton for the launch.
This scholarship is named after the legendary cricketer Donald Bradman, who left an enduring legacy to the game of cricket with his incredible achievements. He was Australia's greatest sporting hero. He died in 2001 at the age of 92. He had played his last match in England in 1948 and retires with a highest record of test batting average of 99.94.
Gilchrist, speaking at the program said "Sir Donald, through the establishment of the Foundation that bears his name, also had a vision that through Education and the advancement of youth, cricket could be strengthened and advanced".