2021 Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships

1 July 2020

OPENS

15 September 2020

CLOSES

NUMBER OFFERED

TAFE or VET | University

STUDY TYPE

LGBTI

SUPPORT TYPE

Australian Capital Territory | New South Wales | Northern Territory | Queensland | South Australia | Tasmania | Victoria | Western Australia

LOCATIONS

Art & Design | Aviation & Transport | Business & Law | Construction & Trades | Education | Hospitality, Tourism & Travel | Humanities | IT & Communication | Medicine & Health | Rural & Agriculture | STEM

FIELD OR INDUSTRY

$5,000

EXPIRED

The Pinnacle Foundation provides Scholarships for LGBTIQ+ students between the ages of 17-26, who are planning to study full-time education at a public or private secondary school (final year) or public institution of higher education in Australia, for the purpose of gaining an educational or vocational qualification in any profession, trade or the arts.

Value

Pinnacle Scholarships awarded to students in their first year of study are $5,000.

Pinnacle scholarships awarded to returning scholars, or new Pinnacle Scholars, but in subsequent years of study, is $4,000.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for consideration for a Pinnacle Foundation Scholarship, you must meet every one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Australian citizen or permanent resident (proof required during application stage)
  • At least 17 years of age, and younger than 27 years of age, on the day of closure of applications (15 September)
  • Identify as a member of the LGBTIQ+ community
  • Have achieved good or reasonable scholastic results given your circumstances
  • Will be undertaking full-time studies.

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