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The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships

The Pinnacle Foundation’s focus is simple – to help LGBT+ young adults to reach their full potential, and overcome their disadvantages. The Foundation's goal is to help young people position themselves for success, transform society for the better, and enable them to be an inspiration to the generation that follows them. For those wishing to complete high school or are ready to start University or TAFE, the Pinnacle Foundation can help. Irrespective of their goals, the Pinnacle Foundation offer the financial support and resources they need to kick-start their career path. The scholarship program matches each scholar with a mentor to guide them through their studies. Someone who shares the same sexual identity, location and professional field and knows what it’s like to walk in their shoes.

Important dates

Opens: 8-07-2019 Closes: 15-09-2019

Applies to

Domestic Undergraduate Coursework

At a glance

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
  • be of at least 17 up to 26 years of age at the time the Scholarships applications close (September 15);
  • have been prevented or hindered from completing your education due to your gender identity;
  • be a serious, consistent student who has achieved acceptable scholastic results given your background and circumstances;
  • be able to demonstrate a commitment to completing Year 12 of your secondary education, a tertiary degree or vocational training (as the case may be);
  • demonstrate pride in, and dedication to, the LGBTIQ+ community.

How to apply

For more information on how to apply, please visit the Pinnacle Foundation website.

More information

Visit the Pinnacle Foundation website.

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