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.

80
New scholars in 2018
755
Total scholars supported
$16m
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.

35
New fellows and Earthwatch participants in 2018
303
Total fellows and students supported
$1.95m
Total commitments
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GAF Stories

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Caitlin

Earthwatch Institute

'I have discovered that my passion lies in the environment sector and in assisting the next generation to discover, grow and feed their passion in this field.

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Ella

Swinburne University

'My decision to study Biomedical Engineering was further enhanced when I developed an EMG controlled robotic claw and Heart Rate Monitor as a project in Digital and...

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Jess

Earthwatch Institute

'It’s a surreal experience to go from participating in the Student Challenge to now be organising and watching children and adults participate in expeditions similar to the...

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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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The George Alexander Foundation

George Alexander Foundation on Instagram: “George's tips for exams. Good luck & don't panic ☺”

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George Alexander Foundation on Instagram: “If you've recently received an offer from @murdochuniversity, @swinburne, @victoriauniversity, @qutrealworl...

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George Alexander Foundation on Instagram: “Captaining @swinburne’s first women’s football team, volunteering at Swinburne Open Day and in her hometown...

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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 huge congratulations to all GAF scholars who graduated last week, including @rmituniversity scholars Mark...

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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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