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



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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Aga Jones


International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

A background in Environmental Management and sustainability and a passion for nature and ecological living meant that my business venture naturally became sustainably focused.

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James Cook University

My aspirations to move across the country, and now across the world, to study, initially seemed over-ambitious, however, having the GAF scholarship has made them a reality.

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Griffith University

While I was initially nervous about moving away from home, I realised that the best way of making a new place feel like home is to talk...

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The George Alexander Foundation

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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Caitlin Polack

'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 thi...

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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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