The George Alexander Foundation

Planting Seeds of Opportunity

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.

New scholars in 2016
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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 2015-16
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GAF Stories

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Earthwatch Institute

'I would love to see this program run into the future as I know, for me, it was a week I will never forget and am...

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RMIT University

A recent speech given by Jon Allemand at the 2016 RMIT Scholarship Awards Ceremony perfectly sums up the opportunities provided by a scholarship.

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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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The George Alexander Foundation

Say hello to this year's GAF Scholars from Victoria University...

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A fascinating report from ISS Institute GAF Fellow Bianca Papadpoulos on Global Best Practice in Animal Training in a Zoo Setting. Bianca travelled to...

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It's finally here...issue #1 of Campus out now!

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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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