Information for your Legal Professional

The following suggested wording has been supplied to assist when drawing up a Will for clients who have indicated their desire to leave a bequest to Charles Sturt University.

Suggested wording when establishing a specific bequest scholarship with Charles Sturt University.

‘I give to Charles Sturt University Foundation Trust (ABN 31 158 135 157) [insert as appropriate: (the sum of $XX) or (the whole of my residuary estate) or (XX% of my residuary estate) and/or (the following property....)], free of all expenses and duties of whatever kind to be used to establish one or more scholarships for [insert the academic area, course or campus to be supported). Each scholarship is to be called [insert name of scholarship].’

If at any time during the continuance of the [insert name of scholarship] the Foundation in its sole and absolute discretion determines that the [insert name of scholarship] is no longer able to fulfil the purpose which I have expressed then the capital and income (including any accumulated income) shall be applied by the Foundation for the general purposes of the University.’

Suggested wording for intention to support research at Charles Sturt University.

‘I give to Charles Sturt University Foundation Trust (ABN 31 158 135 157) [insert as appropriate: (the sum of $XX) or (the whole of my residuary estate) or (XX% of my residuary estate) and/or (the following property….)], free of all expenses and duties of whatever kind to be used for research in the field of [insert the general description of the area of research]. If at any time the University considers that it is no longer possible or practical to continue the research, the Foundation may apply the bequest to support a purpose that is most closely aligned to the original research area.’

Suggested wording for a general donation to Charles Sturt University in your Will.

I give to the Charles Sturt University Foundation Trust (ABN 31 158 135 157) [insert as appropriate: (the sum of $XX) or (the whole of my residuary estate) or (XX% of my residuary estate) and/or (the following property….)], free of all expenses and duties of whatever kind to be used to support the University’s priorities including support of research at the University.’