2014

Alex Zerna

Alex Zerna

Arts (International Community Development)

VIC

When I came out as a Queer-identifying country boy four years ago, I could never have fathomed that there was an organisation giving scholarships to…

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Alice Knichala

Alice Knichala

Education

NSW

To be considered for a Pinnacle scholarship is humbling, to actually receive a scholarship is amazing. The scholarship means I will be able to concentrate…

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Ben Nielsen

Ben Nielsen

Arts (Journalism)

NSW

It is a pleasure to continue my relationship with the Pinnacle Foundation during my final year of tertiary education. Pinnacle has played an integral role…

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Brendon Hori

Brendon Hori

Architecture

NSW

I feel incredibly fortunate and privileged to have received a scholarship from the Pinnacle Family. Words cannot describe how much it means to have people…

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Caitlyn Georgeson

Caitlyn Georgeson

Arts/Law

SA

The vital support of the Pinnacle Foundation at this time in my academic career has been an overwhelming privilege to receive. This generous scholarship will…

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Caleb Nichols-Mansell

Caleb Nichols-Mansell

Certificate of Business

TAS

Being awarded the Pinnacle Foundations Scholarship for 2014 has given me the opportunity to further pursue my career goals through study. The Pinnacle Foundation has…

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Daniel Wang

Daniel Wang

Science (Advanced) (Hons)

ACT

Growing up gay, and what it represented, always had a stigma attached to it. Knowing however the Pinnacle Foundation is behind me, supporting me for…

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Dylan Lewis

Dylan Lewis

Diploma of Alcohol/Mental Health

VIC

I’m completely honoured and grateful to the Pinnacle Foundation for not just the financial support but also the opportunity to work with a mentor. Most…

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Edwina Memic

Edwina Memic

Law

VIC

The Pinnacle Foundation’s support means that I can finally put my education first and strive towards my ambitions without being held back due to financial…

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Josh Lavery

Josh Lavery

Fashion Design

VIC

I cannot communicate the difference that this scholarship will make to my life. Not only will it ensure that I am able to start my…

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Kirsty Herbert

Kirsty Herbert

Literary & Cultural Studies (Hons)

WA

It took me until the second year of university to admit that I needed help along the way. This scholarship not only means that I…

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Max Cooper

Max Cooper

Arts

SA

In 2013 Pinnacle enabled me to focus on my studies in a way that would not have seemed possible to me without the scholarship. I…

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Morgan Pech

Morgan Pech

Design (Furniture)

VIC

The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarship has enabled me to have a flying start to my year. Not only has the financial support helped alleviate some of…

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Nathan Fullbrook

Nathan Fullbrook

Diploma of Commerce

NSW

I graciously accept this scholarship as it an honour to be granted it. I believe with it, as well as the support from The Pinnacle…

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Nathan Watts

Nathan Watts

Education (Secondary)

QLD

I feel truly honoured to be awarded a scholarship for 2014 from the Pinnacle Foundation. For me to be considered and accepted for the Pinnacle…

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Reece Rowe

Reece Rowe

Arts (Music)

VIC

Receiving this scholarship from the Pinnacle Foundation is like a dream come true! Knowing that I have the support I need to get through my…

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Renee Pope

Renee Pope

Teaching/Arts

SA

I’ll never forget the feeling of absolute awe and disbelief when I found out I had been selected as a 2014 Pinnacle Scholar. It is…

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We are also proud to support our Returning Scholars for 2014; Audrey Cremer, Veronica Mason, Tanisha Devene, Lee Taube, Dibs Barisic-Sprem, Laura Partington, Lauren Sanford, Ashton Brenton & Nicholas Tarpey