george alexander foundation

Distance no barrier to university education thanks to GAF scholarships

March 16th, 2018

Seven talented students from regional and remote areas of Australia have begun studying at Murdoch University thanks to generous scholarships from the George Alexander Foundation. The funding, worth more than $24,000 over three years, aims to alleviate the financial pressures associated with attending university so far away from family and friends.

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Financial boost for rural students

January 15th, 2018

High achieving students living in rural or remote areas are being urged to apply for a scholarship to help them with accommodation and living expenses while they study at Murdoch University.

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Scholarships for exceptional regional students

May 31st, 2017

Annabelle Goulden-Buckley, Reuben Pemberton-Ovens, Hayley Mais, Rohitt Lal, Heath Feutrill and Jessica Cleasby

Seven first year Murdoch University students from regional areas of Australia are being supported by a special scholarship program.

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Murdoch attracting top rural students by easing the financial burden

September 19th, 2016

A GAF scholarship has given Josette Fretton the freedom to gain work experience during her vet science degree.

Murdoch University is pleased to announce the extension of The George Alexander Foundation (GAF) Scholarships program until 2021, bringing the total amount awarded to nearly $1.5 million supporting students from all over regional Western Australia in their pursuit of higher education.

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First stop Murdoch University. Next stop Geneva.

April 1st, 2016

Craig Connelly with 2016 GAF Scholars

A scholarship for high-achieving regional students is opening up a world of opportunity for Murdoch University undergraduates to enhance their studies at national and international training programs

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Generous scholarships assist move to metro for regional students

May 5th, 2015

GAF Recipients 2015 L-R Andrew Taggart Sarah Herford Stacey Russell Monique Smith Emma Hay Alysha Loffler Sally Will Peter Irwin

Six students that have moved from the country to Perth to study at Murdoch University have received generous scholarships that will assist them with accommodation and living expenses.

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Scholarships help regional students transition to university

October 17th, 2014

High achieving regional students are encouraged to apply for a scholarship that will help them with their living costs when they move to the city to study at Murdoch University.

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Scholarships available for regional students

November 4th, 2013

Are you a student in regional Australia? Applications are now open for the latest round of George Alexander Foundation scholarships.

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Fresh funding to support regional students

July 1st, 2013

The George Alexander Foundation has renewed its support of regional WA students by recommitting to its Scholarships Program at Murdoch University.

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Scholarship support available to regional students

November 21st, 2012

Scholarships valued at $22,500 each are available for regional year 12 students relocating to Perth to study at Murdoch University in 2013.

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