Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships
Scholarships are available for permanent Australian residents aged 16 years and over who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Intersex or Transgender and desire to undertake full-time or part-time education at a public or private secondary school or public institution of higher education in Australia. These Scholarships are for the purpose of gaining an educational or vocational qualification in any profession, trade or the arts.
The Scholarship will cover such vital needs as the cost of tuition fees or dues to an approved educational institution, laptop, textbooks and uniforms.
The Scholarship is open to anyone who because of their identification as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Intersex or Transgender:
Has personal or social circumstances which provide significant challenges to the person completing their education; or
Has been marginalised due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
And who, in the opinion of the Selection Committee:
Takes their studies seriously and has shown academic achievement during their years at school; and
Can demonstrate their commitment to completing Year 12, a tertiary degree or vocational training;
Demonstrates leadership skills, has good academic results and wants to make a difference in the world; and
Is proud to stand up for the LGBTIQ rights and is dedicated to the LGBTIQ community.