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.

62
New scholars in 2017
650+
Total scholars supported
$12.9m
Total commitments
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Fellowships & Other Education

Through our fellowships and other education programs, 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 2016-17
280+
Total fellowships supported
$1.4m
Total commitments
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GAF Stories

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Tara

James Cook University

'I hope that studying medicine will enable me to begin work as a rural doctor.

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Simone

RMIT University

Simone has been kicking some serious goals, having made the transition from playing state and national netball to playing for Essendon in the VFLW.

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Emma

Deakin University

'Travelling to Alice Springs as on optometry student was both enlightening and eye-opening (no pun intended).

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Anna

RMIT University

'I first got involved in community work when I was studying my Certificate IV in Youth Work. '

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George Alexander Foundation on Instagram: “We were pretty excited to meet our inaugural group of @uow scholars today... Looks like they were too! #uni...

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George Alexander Foundation on Instagram: “Hello to our first group of @jamescookuniversity scholars

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George Alexander Foundation on Instagram: “A big round of applause for our 2018 @rmituniversity GAF scholars

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Welcome to our first group of scholars for 2018!

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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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