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.

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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.

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GAF Stories

Stirling Jeans


RMIT University

Stirling Jeans shared the habits that are keeping him healthy and happy during Melbourne's lockdown and his experience working in the army reserves.

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Australian National University

ANU scholar Simone was on exchange in Switzerland when COVID-19 reached pandemic levels.

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RMIT University

GAF and RMIT alumna Paz Pizarski has been busy since graduating, working as a community coordinator at RMIT and following her passion, classical guitar.

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RMIT University

We caught up with GAF and RMIT alumna Michelle Ginnivan, who talked to us about her role as an Advisor for Safer Community RMIT and the importance...

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The George Alexander Foundation

COVID-19 update

Due to the COVID-19 virus, The George Alexander Foundation has instituted a series of operational protocols for the coming weeks and months to ensure ...

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Have you relocated to university, just returned home from travels or have an exciting trip on the horizon? Enter our competition to win a $200 CRUMPLE...

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Join our inaugural GAF Street Soccer team!

Calling all Melbourne-based GAF scholars and alumni! Want to get active, network and support a great cause?

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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.
We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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