The George Alexander Foundation

'I like the idea of planting seeds in the hope that they might grow into pretty big trees.'

Our Programs


Our scholarships offer access to the opportunity of education, assisting promising students to fulfil their potential. We partner with higher education institutions across Australia to offer substantial scholarships that recognise talent, leadership potential and commitment to the community.

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Fellowships & Other Education

Through our Fellowships and Other Education program, the Foundation currently supports fellowships through The International Specialised Skills Institute, and places for secondary students in the Earthwatch Student Challenge program.

Fellowships/education grants paid 2014-15
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GAF Stories

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The Gordon Institute

Receiving this scholarship has literally changed my life!! In more ways that I can express.  

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Murdoch University

It is a brilliant vision to support rural and remote students, and in my opinion, some of the most dedicated and passionate students are located in remote...

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Griffith University

I have the GAF scholarship to thank for my GPA of 7, I have scored a high distinction in every subject I have attempted so far and...

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Vicki Abraham


International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

A GAF Fellowship through ISSI in 2013 allowed Vicki to travel to the USA, Germany, Austria and Israel to research robotic/computer assistive technologies.

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The George Alexander Foundation

We welcome new GAF Scholars for 2016 from Griffith Uni to the GAF family

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Receiving a scholarship gives you a jump on the rest according to our #GAFScholars at Griffith Uni

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Congratulations to the six new GAF Scholars from QUT

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Congrats to our latest 5 #GAFScholars from University of Melbourne's Vet Science & Agriculture faculty! Can you guess which one is actually our GAF Pr...

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Donate The scholars and fellows supported through the GAF-funded programs are committed to their studies, to giving back to the community and to doing their utmost to uphold the investment that has been made in them. If you would like to invest in the education of some talented and dedicated young Australians, please make a tax-deductible donation online by clicking on Donate or contact us on 03 9650 3188 for other options.

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