GAF Stories



The Gordon Institute

I believe that education is the key to connecting with people and helping them to understand and value the spectacular plants and animals we have in Australia.

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The Gordon Institute

I will never forget the afternoon I got the call that I had been awarded the GAF scholarship for academic success.

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RMIT University

At a recent RMIT GAF event, Natasha described the opportunities made possible by her scholarship so eloquently that we thought we'd share her speech here!

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International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

Thanks to an ISSI GAF Fellowship, Bronwen traveled to the UK where she had the opportunity to study best practices in book conservation at West Dean College.

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International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

With the support of an ISSI GAF Fellowship, Scott visited over thirty golf courses throughout the UK, while investigating the principles behind sustainable golf course design.  

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University of Tasmania

Receiving a George Alexander Foundation scholarship has enabled me to pursue my education in a world-class research environment.

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Griffith University

By being awarded the scholarship I was given the independence to leave home and attend my dream university which was more than I had ever imagined.

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International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

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

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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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