Grants Paid 2016-17

This year the Foundation granted close to $1.3m towards scholarship, fellowship and bursary programs at 13 institutions across Australia.

Scholarship Programs

Australian Catholic University

The George Alexander Foundation Scholarships Program (Ballarat)

Part of a commitment of $600,000 over eight years (2013–2020)

 

$105,000 

 Deakin University

The George Alexander Foundation Access Scholarship Program (Geelong & Warnambool)

Part of a commitment of $360,000 over five years (2016–2020)

 

 $72,000

 Gordon Institute of TAFE

The George Alexander Foundation Study Support Scholarship Program

Part of a commitment of $112,500 over three years (2016–2018)

 

 $37,500

 Griffith University

The George Alexander Foundation Accommodation Scholarship Program 

Part of of a commitment of $900,000 over seven years (2013–2019)

 

$172,500

 Murdoch University

The George Alexander Foundation Campus Accommodation Rural Scholarship Program 

Part of a commitment of $864,000 over eight years (2014–2021)

 

$126,000

 

Queensland University of Technology: Business School

The George Alexander Foundation ACPNS Scholarships Program

Part of a commitment of $814,000 over seven years (2013–2020)

 

 $29,750

 RMIT University

The George Alexander Foundation Scholarship and Bursary Program 

Part of a commitment of $915,000 over seven years (2014–2020)

 

$147,500

 Swinburne University

The George Alexander Foundation Scholarship (for Living Support) 

Part of a commitment of $337,500 over five years (2015–2019)

 

$108,750

 University of Melbourne

The George Alexander Foundation Agricultural Undergraduate Scholarship Program  

Part of a commitment of $337,500 over five years (2014–2018)

 

 $56,250

 University of Tasmania

The George Alexander Foundation Relocation and Living Support Scholarship 

Part of a commitment of $697,500 over eight years (2013–2020)

 

$125,000

Victoria University

The George Alexander Foundation Achievement Scholarship Program

Part of a commitment of $440,000 over five years (2013–2019)

The George Alexander Foundation Leadership Scholarship Program

Part of a commitment of $337,500 over five years (2015–2019)

 

$46,500

 

$92,750

 

Fellowships and Other Education Programs

Earthwatch Institute

Student Challenge Program

Part of a commitment of $540,000 over five years (2015–2020)

 

 $80,000

 

The International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

The George Alexander Foundation International Specialised Skills Institute Fellowship Program

Part of a commitment of $480,000 over five years (2013–2018)

 

$100,000

Total:                                                                                                                                                                        

$1,299,500

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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