The George Alexander Foundation

Planting Seeds of Opportunity

Our Programs

Scholarships

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.

73
New scholars in 2016
600+
Total scholars supported
$11.8m
Total commitments
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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.

$180K
Fellowships/education grants paid 2015-16
250+
Total fellowships supported
$1.3m
Total commitments
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GAF Stories

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Bianca

International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

The ISSI GAF Fellowship allowed Bianca to attend several animal training workshops and shadow leading professionals 

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Rose

Australian Catholic University

As a recipient of a GAF scholarship, Rose Booth plans to stay connected to her rural roots while helping people lead healthier lives.

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Caitlin

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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Jon

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 George Alexander Foundation

The GAF year in review

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

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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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