Alicia (she/her)

Bachelor of Communications (Media)

The Sam Smith Scholarship powered by UnLtd , VIC

Hi, my name is Alicia! I am delighted and proud to become part of The Pinnacle Foundation family in 2023! I am incredibly honoured to…

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Andrew (he/him)

Bachelor of Journalism/Bachelor of Media and Communications

Bill Chambers Scholarship No. 2, NSW

I will be studying at the Wollongong campus and chose to pursue this career in hopes I am able to find truth and unite individuals…

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Ben (he/him)

Bachelor of Business Law and Economics and Juris Doctor

The Yarranabbe Scholarship, WA

Hi, my name is Ben. I was fortunate to be awarded The Yarranabbe Foundation Scholarship in 2023 as I commenced my second year at the…

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Charli (fae/they/them)

Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Arts

The Andrew Staite Scholarship, VIC

I am studying a Bachelor of Health Science and Arts at La Trobe University in Bundoora, majoring in health promotion and gender, sex, and diversity…

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Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability & Bachelor of International Relations

BHP Scholarship, ACT

Hi, my name is Charlotte, and I am commencing my first year of a double degree in Environment and Sustainability & International Relations at the…

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Christina (she/her)

Doctor of Medicine

The Peter Brennan AM and Michael Lynch Scholarship, NSW

I am studying the Doctor of Medicine at the Western Sydney University Campbelltown Campus. In 2023, I will be in my third year of the…

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Connor (he/him)

Juris Doctor

The Maddocks Scholarship, VIC

Hi, my name’s Connor and I am a third year Juris Doctor student at Melbourne Law School. I grew up in Perth on Whadjuck Noongar…

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D’Arcy (he/him)

Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Communication

Domino's Give for Good Scholarship, QLD

I have just completed grade 12 and am entering my first year of tertiary study at the University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus. In 2023…

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Dineli (she/her)

Doctor of Medicine

The Huseyin Tasdemir Scholarship, QLD

Hi, my name is Dineli and I am studying medicine at UQ. I entered this degree because of my passion for obstetrics, gynaecology and sexual…

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Edward (he/they)

Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

The King & Wood Mallesons Scholarship, NSW

I am a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) student at the University of Sydney, Camperdown campus. I am in my fourth year of study, having completed…

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Emory (he/they)

Masters in Infromation Technology

The Serco Scholarship, VIC

A huge thank you to The Pinnacle Foundation and Serco for this scholarship and the opportunity to continue my education. I am looking forward to…

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Bachelor of Social Work

The Lewis Foundation Scholarship, QLD

Hello! I am studying a Bachelor of Social Work at QUT (Queensland University of Technology) on the Kelvin Grove Campus. I come from the Sunshine…

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Isabelle (she/her)

Politics, Philosophy, and Economics

Commonwealth Bank Scholarship, VIC

My name is Isabelle. I graduated from secondary school in 2021, and I will be studying Politics, Philosophy, and Economics in 2023 at Monash University. This…

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Jarred (he/him)

Juris Doctor

The Macquarie Scholarship, VIC

Hi, my name is Jarred, I am a second year Juris Doctor (JD) student at Monash University. Prior to commencing my JD, I completed a…

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Jay (he/him)

Bachelor of Journalism / Bachelor of Arts (Film & TV Studies)

The Dentsu Scholarship, QLD

Hello! I am Jay and I am truly honoured and grateful to receive The Dentsu Scholarship through The Pinnacle Foundation.  In 2023 I will be…

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Jesse (he/they)

Bachelor of Architectural Design

The Sydney Community Foundation, Peter Brennan AM & Michael Lynch Fund Scholarship, NSW

Hello! My name is Jesse, I am a queer trans person. I grew up in Hong Kong and have been in Sydney since 2012. I…

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Judd (he/him)

Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (International Relations)

Olrem Scholarship, WA

Hello, my name is Judd and I am a fourth year Law and International Relations student at Curtin University. I expect to graduate in 2024. …

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Katarina (she/her)

Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Development)

The Don Dunstan AC QC Scholarship, SA

Hi, my name is Kata. I am studying software engineering at the University of South Australia in 2023 and am due to finish my course…

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Kay (he/she/they)

Bachelor of Arts

The Sidney Myer Fund Scholarship, VIC

Hi, I am Kay and am currently studying a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in geography and English and am in my second…

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Lachlan (he/him)

Juris Doctor

The IFM Investors Scholarship, VIC

Hi I am Lachie! I am in my first year of the Juris Doctor program at the University of Melbourne (Melbourne Law School), with approximately…

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Melodie (she/her)

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine

The IVF Australia Scholarship, NSW

My name is Melodie. I am a third year student in the five year Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine program at the…

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Mikalya (she/her)

Bachelor of Engineering

Commonwealth Bank Scholarship, VIC

Hi there! My name is Mikayla, and I am a third-year student studying a Bachelor of Engineering (majoring in Robotics and Mechatronics) at Swinburne University…

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Natasha (she/her)

Bachelor of Secondary Education

BHP Scholarship, WA

Hi, my name is Natasha, and I am currently studying a Bachelor of Secondary Education at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. My course is…

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Nienna (she/her)

Bachelor of Fine Arts/Bachelor of Psychological Science

Olrem Scholarship, TAS

In 2023 I will begin my second year at the University of Tasmania studying a double degree of fine art and psychological science. I will…

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Nikoletta (she/her)

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

The Bank of Melbourne Foundation Scholarship, VIC

Hi, my name is Nikoletta. In 2023, I will be commencing the fourth year of my Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Swinburne University in Hawthorn….

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Ollie (he/him)

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Thrive Scholarship, QLD

Hi there,   My name is Ollie, and I am in my second year (of six) of medicine at James Cook University in Queensland. I am…

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Ollie (he/they)

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts

The Iris Scholarship, VIC

My name is Ollie. I am in my second year of a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts at Victoria University and will be graduating in…

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Rachel (she/they)

Bachelor of Social Work

The Berg Family Foundation Scholarship, VIC

Hi, I‘m Rachel. I am currently in my second year of my Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) at RMIT City campus graduating…

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Sam (he/him)

Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine

The Dr Vinay Kumar Scholarship, NSW

Hello, my name is Sam. I am currently a fourth year Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine student at the University of New South Wales…

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Bachelor of Law

The Tea Uglow Scholarship, VIC

My name is Seosamh Sirideáin, I am 18 years old, and I am very grateful to have been awarded a Pinnacle scholarship.   I have…

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Shane (he/him)

Doctor of Medicine

The Alan Joyce AC & Shane Lloyd Scholarship, QLD

Hi, I am Shane. I am Sri-Lankan Australia and currently a third year medical student at UQ (University of Queensland). I completed a Bachelors in…

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Shania (she/they)

Masters of Sexology

Olrem Scholarship, WA

Yaama, my name is Shania, and I am a proud Gomeroi woman. I am in my final year of a Masters of Sexology at Curtin University…

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Shannon (he/they)

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

The Allan Howard Scholarship, ACT

My name is Shannon, and I will be starting my first year of a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) with the ANU College of Health and…

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Theo (he/them)

Doctor of Medicine

The HCF Scholarship, NSW

Hey, my name is Theo! I am a trans man currently studying a Doctor of Medicine at Charles Sturt University in Orange. In 2023, I…

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Zavier (they/them)

Bachelor of Social Work

Olrem Scholarship, WA

I will be studying my first year of the four year Bachelor of Social Work in 2023 at Curtin University. I am an LGBTIQ+ and…

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We are proud to continue supporting the following returning scholars from previous years:

  • Abigail – The Frank Ford AM and Sam Harvey Scholarship
  • Alejandro – The Harvey Milk Scholarship
  • Alexander – The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarship
  • Angela – The Dr Craig White and Rod Anderson Scholarship
  • Anna – The Bill Chambers Scholarship
  • Anu – The Pippa Downes Scholarship
  • Arthur – Commonwealth Bank Scholarship
  • Bailey – The Mike Gordon Scholarship
  • Brayden – The Bibbulmun Fund Scholarship
  • Bronte – Commonwealth Bank Scholarship
  • Celia – The Anthony-Whitney Scholarship
  • Curtis – The Allens Scholarship
  • Darcy – BHP Scholarship
  • Dimitrijie – The Mike Gordon Scholarship (2)
  • Eliza – Commonwealth Bank Scholarship
  • Elizabeth – Sir James McNeill Trust Scholarship
  • Eloise – The Hydro Tasmania Scholarship
  • Emmanuel – The Justin D’Agostino MH & KC Yeo Scholarship
  • Freja – The Olrem Scholarship
  • Gabby – Thrive Scholarship
  • Harrison – The WPP Scholarship
  • Isabella – BHP Scholarship
  • Jaius – The Murray J Collins – The City Gardener Scholarship
  • Jan – The Selig Family Scholarship
  • Julian – The Shelley Argent OAM Scholarship
  • Kai – The L’Oreal Scholarship
  • Kalani – The AGL Scholarship
  • Kyra – The Qube Scholarship
  • Leann – The Ros and Diana Coffey Scholarship
  • Leo – BHP Scholarship
  • Lewis – BHP Scholarship
  • Madison – The Darryl Wild Scholarship
  • Mat – The Reg Holloway Scholarship
  • Matthew – Sir James McNeill Trust Scholarship
  • Michael – Sir James McNeill Trust Scholarship
  • Mikhayla – The Michael Gorman Scholarship
  • Mitchell – The Australian Marriage Equality Scholarship
  • Nicholas – The City of Melbourne Scholarship
  • Odette – The Clark Walton Scholarship
  • Patrick – The Olrem Scholarship
  • Renad – Commonwealth Bank Scholarship
  • Riley – The Duncan Peerman & Paul Zahra Scholarship
  • Rory – The Greg Livingstone Scholarship
  • Salvatore – The Geoffrey Smith & Gary Singer Scholarship
  • Samuel – The Hon Michael Kirby Scholarship
  • Stephanie – The Accenture Scholarship
  • Tyson – The St.George Foundation Scholarship
  • Wesley – The SHK Asia Pacific Scholarship
  • Will – The Maurice Joyce Scholarship
  • William – Thrive Scholarship
  • Xavier – The IOOF Foundation Scholarship