Our Scholars

2022 Featured Scholars

Kyra (she/them)

Bachelor of Nursing
The Qube Scholarship
NSW

Celia (she/they)

Bachelor of Arts (History)
The John Goldbaum Scholarship
NSW

Caiti (she/they)

Juris Doctor
The Yarranabbe Foundation Scholarship
VIC

Darcy (he/him)

Bachelor of Science (Medical, Molecular, and Forensic)
BHP Scholarship
WA

Alex (he/him)

Bachelor of Arts
The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarship
VIC

Brayden (he/him)

Bachelor of Sports Science
The Bibbulmun Fund Scholarship
WA

Gabin (he/him)

Medicine
The Alan Joyce AC & Shane Lloyd Scholarship
VIC

Jordan (they/them)

Bachelor of Advance Science (Astrophysics)
The Olrem Scholarship
WA

William (he/him)

Bachelor of Science (Advanced Astrophysics)
The Maurice Joyce Scholarship
ACT

Katie (she/her)

Doctor of Medicine
The Iris Scholarship
NSW

Bailey (he/him)

Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience
The Mike Gordon Scholarship (1)
VIC

John (he/him)

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
BHP Scholarship
QLD

Freja (she/her)

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
The Olrem Scholarship (2)
WA

Kalani (he/him)

Bachelor of Biomedicine
The AGL Scholarship
VIC

Emmanuel (he/him)

Juris Doctor
The Justin D'Agostino MH & KC Yeo Scholarship
VIC

Gabby (they/them)

Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
The Thrive Scholarship
WA

Angela (she/her)

Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and Political Science)
The Dr Craig White and Rod Anderson Tasmanian Scholarship
SA

Ono (they/them)

Bachelor of Law (Hons) / Bachelor of Arts (Gender Studies)
Commonwealth Bank Scholarship
ACT

Eliza (she/her)

Bachelor of Law / Bachelor of Commerce
Commonwealth Bank Scholarship
WA

Jan (he/him/his)

Doctor of Medicine
The Selig Family Scholarship
QLD

Nick (they/them)

Bachelor of Youth Work
The City of Melbourne Scholarship
VIC

Jessie (she/her)

Doctor of Medicine
The Thrive Scholarship
QLD

Eloise (she/her)

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
The Hydro Tasmania Scholarship
TAS

Michael (he/him)

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine
Sir James McNeill Trust Scholarship
VIC

Harry (he/him)

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Law
The WPP Scholarship
NSW

Avery (they/them/he/him)

Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)
The Vitaly Osipov Scholarship
NSW

Xavier (he/him)

Bach Law and Bach Business
The IOOF Foundation Scholarship
VIC

Sam (he/him)

Bachelor of Law(Hons)/ Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology).
The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG Scholarship
NSW

William (he/him)

Juris Doctor
The Thrive Scholarship
WA

Elizabeth (she/they)

Masters of Teaching (Secondary)
The Sir James McNeill Trust Scholarship
NSW

Alejandro (he/him)

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
The Harvey Milk Scholarship
VIC

Riley (he/him)

Doctor of Medicine
The Duncan Peerman & Paul Zahra Scholarship
NSW

Julian (he/they)

Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
The Shelley Argent OAM Scholarship
QLD

Leann (she/her/they/them)

Bachelor of Economics (Econometrics) & Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Political Economy)
The Ros and Diana Coffey Scholarship
NSW

Rory (he/they)

B Laws (Hons) / B Archaelogical Practice
Snow Foundation ACT Scholarship
ACT

Mat (they/them)

Bachelor of Music Theatre
The Reg Holloway Scholarship
SA

Leo (he/him)

Bachelor Regional Town Planning
The Tom Snow Scholarship
QLD

Jaius (he/him)

Bachelor of Science / Commerce (environmental focus)
The Murray J Collins The City Gardener Scholarship
VIC

Maddy (they/them)

Bachelor of Communications (Media)
The Darryl Wild Scholarship
VIC

Matthew (he/him)

Bachelor of Maths / Science (Agronomy)
Sir James McNeil Trust Scholarship
QLD

2022 Scholars

Alejandro (he/him)

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

The Harvey Milk Scholarship, VIC

Hey there, my name is Alejandro. I am originally from South America, and I moved to Australia two years ago. I am passionate about languages,…

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Alex (he/him)

Bachelor of Arts

The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarship, VIC

My name is Alex, and I am going into my first year of a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Melbourne, majoring in…

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Angela (she/her)

Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and Political Science)

The Dr Craig White and Rod Anderson Tasmanian Scholarship, SA

Hello, my name is Angela, and I am from Hobart in Tasmania. I am the first person in my family to attend university. In 2022,…

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Avery (they/them/he/him)

Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)

The Vitaly Osipov Scholarship, NSW

My name is Avery, and I am currently studying a Bachelor of Science majoring in Mathematics at Macquarie University. 2022 will be my second year…

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Bailey (he/him)

Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience

The Mike Gordon Scholarship (1), VIC

Hi, my name is Bailey and I am a recently graduated Victorian Certificate of Education student and I will be studying a Bachelor of Animal…

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Brayden (he/him)

Bachelor of Sports Science

The Bibbulmun Fund Scholarship, WA

Hello, my name is Brayden, and I am currently studying a Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sport Science) at Edith Cowan University. I am commencing…

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Caiti (she/they)

Juris Doctor

The Yarranabbe Foundation Scholarship, VIC

My name is Caiti, and I am a third-year Juris Doctor student at the University of Melbourne. I grew up between regional South Australia and…

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Celia (she/they)

Bachelor of Arts (History)

The John Goldbaum Scholarship, NSW

Hi, my name is Celia. I am about to commence my final year of a Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Sydney with…

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Darcy (he/him)

Bachelor of Science (Medical, Molecular, and Forensic)

BHP Scholarship, WA

Hi, my name is Darcy and I am in my third year of studying Clinical Lab Science and Forensic Toxicology and Biology and I have…

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Dominic (he/they)

Bachelor of Science (Hons) and Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics)

The Mike Gordon Scholarship (2), NSW

Hi, my name is Dominic. I am in my 5th year of study, currently finishing off my honours in microbiology. I have one more year…

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Eliza (she/her)

Bachelor of Law / Bachelor of Commerce

Commonwealth Bank Scholarship, WA

Hi there, my name is Eliza. I am currently studying a double degree of Law and Commerce with a major in Finance at Curtin University….

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Elizabeth (she/they)

Masters of Teaching (Secondary)

The Sir James McNeill Trust Scholarship, NSW

Hello, my name is Elizabeth. I live on Guringai Country with my beautiful partner, our cat, and four mischievous pet rats. I am studying a…

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Eloise (she/her)

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

The Hydro Tasmania Scholarship, TAS

Hi there, I am Eloise. I study a Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery at the University of Tasmania, entering my fourth year in 2022, and I am…

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Emmanuel (he/him)

Juris Doctor

The Justin D'Agostino MH & KC Yeo Scholarship, VIC

Hi! I am Emmanuel (he/him), a second year Juris Doctor (JD) student at the University of Melbourne. I grew up in Hong Kong and Guangzhou,…

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Freja (she/her)

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

The Olrem Scholarship (2), WA

Hi, I am Freja and I am currently entering my second year of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at Curtin University and I…

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Gabby (they/them)

Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

The Thrive Scholarship, WA

Hello, my name is Gabby. I am currently in my second year at Edith Cowan University studying a Bachelor of Nursing. I will finish my…

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Gabin (he/him)

Medicine

The Alan Joyce AC & Shane Lloyd Scholarship, VIC

Hi, my name is Gabin. It is an exceptional honour to have the Pinnacle Foundation’s support as I enter my final year of medicine and…

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Harry (he/him)

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Law

The WPP Scholarship, NSW

Hello, I am Harry, and I am beginning my fourth year of a Bachelor of Arts and Law at the University of New South Wales…

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Jaius (he/him)

Bachelor of Science / Commerce (environmental focus)

The Murray J Collins The City Gardener Scholarship, VIC

I’m Jaius, and I’m commencing my studies in a Bachelor of Commerce at The University of Melbourne in 2022. I have been very blessed with…

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Jan (he/him/his)

Doctor of Medicine

The Selig Family Scholarship, QLD

Hello, my name is Jan, and I am medical student at the University of Queensland (UQ). I am currently in my third year, undertaking a…

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Jessie (she/her)

Doctor of Medicine

The Thrive Scholarship, QLD

My name is Jessie and I am about to start my final year of the Doctor of Medicine at the University of Queensland. I am…

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John (he/him)

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

BHP Scholarship, QLD

Hello, I am John, and I am going into my final year of Medicine in North Queensland. I aspire to use my degree to train…

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Jordan (they/them)

Bachelor of Advance Science (Astrophysics)

The Olrem Scholarship, WA

Hello, my name is Jordan. I have been accepted to study a Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) at Curtin University, beginning in 2022 and therefore…

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Julian (he/they)

Bachelor of Science (Psychology)

The Shelley Argent OAM Scholarship, QLD

Hello, my name is Julian, and I am a first year Bachelor of Psychological Sciences student due to graduate (after completing my honours) in mid-2025,…

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Kalani (he/him)

Bachelor of Biomedicine

The AGL Scholarship, VIC

My name is Kalani, and I am in my final year of a Bachelor of Biomedicine at The University of Melbourne. I am originally from…

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Katie (she/her)

Doctor of Medicine

The Iris Scholarship , NSW

Hello, my name is Katie Bird. I am in my final year of studying a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Newcastle, based in…

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Kyra (she/them)

Bachelor of Nursing

The Qube Scholarship, NSW

Hi, my name is Kyra, and I am currently completing my Bachelor of Nursing at Charles Sturt University. I started studying at Charles Sturt University…

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Leann (she/her/they/them)

Bachelor of Economics (Econometrics) & Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Political Economy)

The Ros and Diana Coffey Scholarship, NSW

Hello, my name is Leann. I will graduate from The University of Sydney mid-way through 2023 with a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of…

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Leo (he/him)

Bachelor Regional Town Planning

The Tom Snow Scholarship, QLD

Hi, my name is Leo. I am a transgender man from Brisbane who is studying a Bachelors of Regional and Town Planning at the University…

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Maddy (they/them)

Bachelor of Communications (Media)

The Darryl Wild Scholarship, VIC

Hello, my name is Maddy. I am currently studying a Bachelor of Communications (Media) at RMIT University. I am one and a half years in…

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Mat (they/them)

Bachelor of Music Theatre

The Reg Holloway Scholarship, SA

Hello, my name is Mat and I am studying a Bachelor of Music Theatre. I will be entering my second year of study in 2022…

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Matthew (he/him)

Bachelor of Maths / Science (Agronomy)

Sir James McNeil Trust Scholarship, QLD

Hi, my name is Matthew. In 2022, I will be commencing a Bachelors Degree of Science and Maths at the University of Queensland. I have…

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Michael (he/him)

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine

Sir James McNeill Trust Scholarship, VIC

Hello, I am Michael. I am deeply grateful to The Pinnacle Foundation and The Sir James McNeill Trust for supporting me in my educational aspirations….

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Nick (they/them)

Bachelor of Youth Work

The City of Melbourne Scholarship, VIC

Hi, I’m Nick, I’m currently in my second year of a Bachelor of Youth Work & Youth Studies at RMIT. I am a first-generation Australian…

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Ono (they/them)

Bachelor of Law (Hons) / Bachelor of Arts (Gender Studies)

Commonwealth Bank Scholarship, ACT

Hello, my name is Ono. Inspired by Black and Asian-led queer spaces in London and teachings from the ‘Erotic as Power’ by Audre Lorde, I…

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Ren (she/her)

Bachelor of Law / Bachelor of Science (Enivromental Biology)

Commonwealth Bank Scholarship, NSW

Hello, my name is Ren. I am currently in my third year of a five-year double degree in Bachelor of Law/ Bachelor of Science (environmental…

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Riley (he/him)

Doctor of Medicine

The Duncan Peerman & Paul Zahra Scholarship, NSW

Hello, my name is Riley. I am currently a second year Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine student at the University of England…

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Rory (he/they)

B Laws (Hons) / B Archaelogical Practice

Snow Foundation ACT Scholarship, ACT

Hi, my name is Rory, and I will be going into my second year of a double degree in Law and Archaeological Practice at the…

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Salv (he/him)

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law

The Geoffrey Smith & Gary Singer Scholarship, NSW

Hello, my name is Salvatore. I am a third year Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)/ Bachelor of Laws candidate at Macquarie University in Sydney. I am…

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Sam (he/him)

Bachelor of Law(Hons)/ Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology).

The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG Scholarship, NSW

Hello, my name is Sam, and I am incredibly excited and absolutely honoured to be a Pinnacle scholar. I am about to endeavour upon my…

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William (he/him)

Juris Doctor

The Thrive Scholarship, WA

Hello, my name is William. I am a Bachelor of Arts graduate and started a Juris Doctor at the University of Western Australia in 2021….

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William (he/him)

Bachelor of Science (Advanced Astrophysics)

The Maurice Joyce Scholarship, ACT

Hello, my name is William. I am currently studying a Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra and just…

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Xavier (he/him)

Bach Law and Bach Business

The IOOF Foundation Scholarship, VIC

Hello, my name is Xavier, and I am studying a double Bachelors Degree of Law/Business at Swinburne University of Technology at the Hawthorn Campus. I…

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