REALISEYour FULLPOTENTIAL

We are Australia's LGBTQIA+ education charity. We provide educational scholarships, mentoring and opportunities for young LGBTQIA+ Australians to realise their full potential.

REALISEYour FULLPOTENTIAL

We are Australia's LGBTQIA+ education charity. We provide educational scholarships, mentoring and opportunities for young LGBTQIA+ Australians to realise their full potential.

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APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP

We provide educational scholarships, mentoring and opportunities for young LGBTQIA+ Australians to realise their full potential. Scholarships are awarded for fulltime study at public institutions of higher education in Australia, for the purpose of gaining an educational or vocational qualification in any profession, trade or the arts.

Our Vision

Our vision is for a more diverse and inclusive society with visible LGBTQIA+ role models.

Pinnacle enables young LGBTQIA+ Australians to realise their full potential, become self-reliant, maintain their dignity and give back themselves. The lasting social and economic benefits for the individual, the LGBTQIA+ community, and wider society are great.

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of Pinnacle Foundation scholars and alumni feel supported to realise their career aspirations

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scholars/alumni become more active in the LGBTQIA+ community

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of Pinnacle Foundation scholars successfully complete their studies
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About Us

The Foundation awards multi-year scholarships nationally to students aged between 18 and 26 to study at public higher education institutions in Australia to achieve educational or vocational qualifications in any profession, trade or the arts.

Donate Now

We rely solely on generous donations coupled with the passionate contributions of over 200 volunteers and a fulltime-equivalent staff of under five to deliver our program across the country. Your support will help to transform the lives of young scholars. The gift of education is one that impacts every aspect of a young person’s life to substantially enhance their future, and the contribution they make to our community.

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