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Launched in 2020, The Australian Property Research and Education Fund (APREF) is a charitable arm of the Australian Property Institute Ltd (API), created to financially support property research, and advance education in the property sector to ensure a thriving future property workforce. 

The Australian Property Research and Education Fund, offers tertiary Education Scholarships and Research Grants, in the form of financial bursaries.  These, secure the future of the valuation profession and provide a course of action for APREF to lead the industry into the future. 


How can you help?

The Australian Property Research and Education Fund (APREF) is seeking bursaries and financial donations towards our Fund. 

Donations futureproof our industry and property profession, through:

  • Continuing to deliver financial tertiary scholarships for students studying a property economics degree who might otherwise not being able to attend University studies, and  
  • Providing financial research scholarships to researchers developing research about property dynamics that shape our industry’s future.  


How your donation supports our industry 

Your donation will ensure the continuation of the important work APREF is doing in supporting secondary Australian students to undertake tertiary property studies, support women to re-enter the workforce through undertaking studies to achieve a property career and facilitate much-needed scientific research in obtaining contemporary research affecting real property asset values. 

We can tailor larger donations to better suit the needs of the donor, so please get in touch if you have an exciting idea for how you’d like to partner with us. All donations over $2 are tax deductible.  

For any enquiries, please contact [email protected] 


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