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.

84
New scholars in 2019
839
Total scholars supported
$16.9m
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.

36
New fellows and Earthwatch participants in 2019
339
Total fellows and students supported
$2.21m
Total commitments
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GAF Stories

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Paz

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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Michelle

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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Andrew

Australian Catholic University

Bachelor of Paramedicine student Andrew McLeod-Warner reflects on the changes COVID-19 has brought to his study and home life and gives advice for any other scholars or alumni...

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Kayla

Kayla

Murdoch University

I encourage anyone that is thinking of volunteering overseas to do thorough research on the company they are potentially investing money and time in.

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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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#WheretheGAFareyou?

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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