2016

Alex Bradford

Alex Bradford

Science and Business Management

QLD

I am extremely grateful and honoured to have been chosen as a recipient of the Pinnacle Foundation’s Manikay Partners scholarship. The ongoing support of the…

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Angel St James

Angel St James

Arts

VIC

In 2016, I was humbled and honoured to be welcomed into the Pinnacle family. I am incredibly excited for another year brimming with possibility as…

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Arlyn Swain

Arlyn Swain

Science & Economics

NSW

As a CommBank Pinnacle Scholar I am being backed by 2 organizations that have a dedicated interest in the welfare of LGBT+ Australians. This award…

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Brandon Saputra

Brandon Saputra

Commerce

NSW

What drew me to the Pinnacle Foundation is its unique opportunity for LGBT+ youth. Not only will the scholarship provide me with financial aid that will…

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Cai Langford

Arts

SA

I feel incredibly grateful to have received a Pinnacle scholarship. This enables me to work towards my future goals in a secure and enriching environment….

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Harry Koelyn

Harry Koelyn

Science and Global Studies

VIC

I am extremely grateful and feel truly blessed to receive the Pinnacle scholarship for 2016. It means so much to me that there’s someone out…

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Jen Chen

Jen Chen

Law/Commerce

NSW

It has been incredibly difficult for me this year as I was outed to my conservative, religious parents and even now they continue to reject…

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Kat Reed

Kat Reed

Psychology

ACT

2015 was the hardest year of my life. I was trying to manage various personal issues arising in my life due to my identity as…

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Morgan Pech

Morgan Pech

Clinical Science (Osteopathy)

VIC

I am incredibly grateful to the Pinnacle team for their consideration and selection of me as a scholar. Having previously received a scholarship whilst undertaking…

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Patrick Eid

Patrick Eid

Clinical Counselling

NSW

The Pinnacle Foundation has surpassed the expectations of a scholarship. In addition to providing financial aid to assist in the continuation of my education, it…

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Shae Maree Nicholson

Shae Maree Nicholson

Science and Arts, Majoring in Psychology - Australian National University

ACT

When I found out about the Pinnacle Foundation I never believed that I could actually be a Scholar, I thought that I would give it…

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Tamika Dartnell-Moore

Tamika Dartnell-Moore

Arts

NSW

Receiving the Pinnacle Scholarship for me is an enormous privilege. I am grateful for the Pinnacle Foundation’s support and encouragement of sexually and gender diverse…

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Tyler Aves

Tyler Aves

Science in Neuroscience and Psychology

NSW

Being a scholar for the Pinnacle Foundation has not only relieved the financial stress related to university expenses but has increased my motivation to do…

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Valerie Nizette-Wiseman

Valerie Nizette-Wiseman

Media and Communications

NSW

Having the privilege of being awarded this scholarship means more than words can express. Moving to a different state, far away from everything that I…

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Vincent Pearson

Vincent Pearson

Nursing

SA

I am in my final year of Bachelor of Nursing at Flinders University. I enjoy helping people and the interactions that I have with people….

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Zachary Hayes

Zachary Hayes

Financial Planning and Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accountancy

NSW

I feel very fortunate to have received a scholarship from the Pinnacle Foundation as it will allow me to focus on establishing my career and…

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We are also proud to support our Returning Scholars from previous years:

Caitlyn Georgeson
Rhiannon Harris,
Brendon Hori,
Erik Ly,
Darby Savage,
Nicholas Tarpey,
Daniel Wang