The GAF Community at a Glance

A data snapshot of the GAF community, courtesy of GAF scholar and design whiz Pip Wheaton.
A group of scholars talking in front of a row of plants


Since 2002, the gender split is 67% female to 33% male scholars/fellows.

Infographic repesentation of 67:33 per cent female:male gender split

Top 10 Courses

Most popular courses undertaken by GAF scholars since 2002, 1 being the most popular.

  1. Nursing
  2. Engineering
  3. Law
  4. Health Sciences
  5. Biomedical Sciences
  6. Education
  7. Science
  8. Business
  9. International Relations
  10. Veterinary Science
Infographic represention of the top 10 courses


Heat map showing scholar/fellow hometowns since 2013.

Click here for an interactive map.

Heat map shpwing where in Australia scholars/fellows are from.

Growth & Grants Distribution

Since 2002, the number of scholars and fellows supported per year has grown from 48 (2007) to 67 (2017).

The value of grants (4) has increased from $368k (2007) to $1.3 million (2017).

Graph showing increase in scholar and scholarship funding from 2002 to 2017