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

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University of South Australia

University of South Australia scholar Foster Cunningham shared how his GAF scholarship is supporting his studies.  

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International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

The International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI) GAF Fellowship allowed Hannah to travel to foreign Mints to understand how they can play a more prominent role as cultural institutions...

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Australian Catholic University

ACU scholar Jessica Britton is not only studying a Bachelor of Education; in her free time, she volunteers with the State Emergency Services (SES).

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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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The George Alexander Foundation

50th Anniversary Hoodie Competition

The successful entry of the GAF 50th Anniversary Hoodie Competition will win a $250 Prezzee gift card and be the first to receive a hoodie!

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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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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.
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