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The George Alexander Foundation

Supporting talented young people to achieve their educational goals and fulfil their potential.

About Us

Supporting Talented Young Leaders

The George Alexander Foundation works with selected organisations to offer scholarships, fellowships and other education opportunities.

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Find out which institutions we partner with and the scholarship and fellowship opportunities available.

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Prue Rothwell ISSI fellow

How to apply.

Applications for Scholarships and Fellowships are made through our partner institutions.

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Scholarship and Fellowship 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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New scholars in 2023


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Fellowships provide the means for talented individuals to pursue specific extended study and learning opportunities that may otherwise have been impossible. The George Alexander Foundation currently supports fellowships through The International Specialised Skills Institute and Earthwatch Australia’s Student Challenge Program.

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Fellowships awarded in 2023


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Student Challenge 2021 Ecosystems of the Murray River and Mallee 1 credit Earthwatch Australia for web
Paz Pisarski, RMIT University scholar. Woman in garden playing a guitar.
Shane Weichnik ISSI fellow in virginia

Our Community

The George Alexander Foundation's scholars, fellows and alumni are part of a diverse community spanning Australia.

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