The GO Foundation – PEF Scholarship aims to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to successfully progress through school to completion.

The GO Foundation seeks to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth through education. Scholarships are provided in a collaborative model with partner organisations and provide access to cultural mentoring, pathways to post-secondary education and employment and financial support for educational needs.

The recipient will receive the scholarship for the term of the scholarship as long as they remain enrolled in a public school, shows reasonable academic progress and continue to meet the conditions of the scholarship. The scholarship can be tailored over time to meet the specific circumstances, interests, and learning needs of the recipient. It will be shaped by the needs of the student with support and input from relevant parties which may include from the School Principal, the GO Foundation and/or the Public Education Foundation.

GO Foundation-PEF Scholarships will be offered to students entering years 9 and 11 in 2022 in metropolitan public high schools in the greater Sydney region, greater Adelaide region and the ACT. Each scholarship is for a total of two years and recipients receive funding of $1500 per year (Year 9 and 10) and $2000 per year (Year 11 and 12 as well as the above mentioned cultural mentoring and opportunities.

Scholarship applications open in August 2021.  For more information and to apply please visit https://www.gofoundation.org.au/scholarships/