The Public Education Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing life-changing scholarships to young people in public education and enhancing the value and reputation of public schools.
The Foundation works in collaboration with schools, communities, unions, business and government to help students achieve their full potential and support teaching and learning excellence in the public education system.
Our life-changing scholarships help students overcome barriers to achievement created by social and economic disadvantage. We also reward academic achievement in our public schools.
There are many ways you can help the Public Education Foundation to assist young people in public education. Your support can change a student’s life and help them realise their full potential.
Learn more about our scholarship recipients: their diverse and unique stories and how the scholarship has changed their lives.
News and Events
Our media releases, news articles and resource links highlight the value of public education and contribute to education-related debates and discussions
Our media releases, news articles and resource links highlight the value of public education and contribute to education-related debates and discussions.
Principals headed to Harvard University after receiving coveted scholarships
Three of Australia’s best and brightest principals have been given the opportunity to undertake a professional education program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education (Harvard) through the Teachers Mutual Bank Principals Scholarship, the Harvard Club of Australia Principals Scholarship and the Public Education Foundation Principals Scholarship. [...]
Teachers Mutual Bank Victorian Mid-Career Scholarship Recipient Announced
The Public Education Foundation and Teachers Mutual Bank have announced Nick Ansell, of Grovedale College, is this year’s recipient of the Public Education Foundation’s Teachers Mutual Bank Victorian Mid-Career Scholarship. This scholarship supports public school teachers in Victoria who have been teaching for between five and fifteen [...]