Our scholarships help students overcome barriers to achievement created by social and economic disadvantage. We help students to cover the extra costs of public schooling and provide them with opportunities to extend their talents and pursue their aspirations. Our scholarships and awards also acknowledge and reward academic excellence.
Financial support: funds for educational goals such as tutoring, school supplies, laptops, school excursions and incidental fees. The amount depends of the scholarship. They may be multi-year or single year scholarships.
Academic support: For school scholarships, the Foundation works with teachers and principals to ensure ongoing support and mentoring for scholarship recipients.
Awards ceremony: a formal acknowledgement of recipient achievement at the annual Public Education Awards Ceremony in Sydney.
Principals Scholarships: The opportunity to study at Harvard School of Education.
Teachers Scholarships: Professional support for teachers.
The Public Education Foundation’s Una May Smith Scholarship supports Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to participate in and successfully complete schooling and progress to tertiary education and/or training. The scholarship is named in [...]
The Public Education Foundation offers several opportunities for primary-school aged students. These include: The Vorsay Scholarship The NSW Teachers Federation Primary Scholarship The Public Education Foundation Primary Scholarship Each of these scholarships provide support [...]
The Australian Science Olympiad Summer School Scholarship aims to provide eligible students support to attend the prestigious and highly competitive Australian Science Olympiad Summer School. The scholarship is made possible through the Foundation’s General [...]
The Public Education Foundation’s Malala Yousafzai Scholarship supports hard-working students in the middle years of secondary school who have a strong belief in the power of education to change lives. In particular, the scholarship [...]
The Public Education Foundation’s Trades & Technology STEM Opportunity Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship, which aims to encourage students with an interest in pursuing a career in trades or STEM. The scholarship has been [...]
The Public Education Foundation’s J Holden Family Foundation Scholarship for Music was established to support talented musicians attend the Conservatorium High School. The scholarship is offered to a student whose financial circumstances are such [...]