2024

Ada (she/her)

Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience)/ Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Olrem Scholarship, SA

I will be starting my studies in Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience)/ Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2024. With six years of full-time study ahead,…

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Alana (she/her)

Bachelor of Law (Honours) and Bachelor of Criminology

The SHK Asia Pacific Scholarship, VIC

Hi everyone!! My name is Alana, and I am currently studying a double degree Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Criminology at Monash University’s…

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Alexander (he/him)

Masters of Architecture

Mirvac Scholarship, VIC

Hello, my name is Alex and I look forward to beginning the first year of my Masters of Architecture and Urban Cultural Heritage course at…

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Amber (she/they)

Masters of Educational Practice

Olrem Scholarship, SA

In 2024, I will be beginning the 2-year Master of Education at Flinders University, with a minor in Cognitive Psychology and Educational practice. I’m coming…

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Arnav (he/they)

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) /Bachelor of Design in Architecture

Mirvac Scholarship, NSW

Hello! My name is Arnav and I am a proud recipient of the Mirvac Scholarship. I am entering my third year studying a combined degree…

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Arvin (he/him)

Bachelor of Medical Studies / Doctor of Medicine

The Qube Scholarship, NSW

Originally from Melbourne and now studying at UNSW in Sydney, my dream has always been to become a doctor. I am currently two thirds of…

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Cherie (she/her)

Bachelor of Arts | Bachelor of Laws

The Ros and Diana Coffey Scholarship, NSW

Hi! My name is Cherie and I am so excited and honoured to be part of the Pinnacle family in 2024. I’m currently in my…

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Cordelia (he/they)

Masters of Social Work

Domino's Give for Good Scholarship, VIC

In 2024 Cordelia will commence a Master of Social Work at RMIT University (City Campus). This 2-year degree continues into 2025 and involves 500 hours…

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Demetrius (he/him)

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science

BHP Scholarship, SA

Hi, my name is Demetri. I’m studying a Bachelor of Arts and Science at Flinders University in Bedford Park, focusing on ecology and archaeology. I…

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Eva (she/her)

Bachelor of Music and Sound Production

The Reg Holloway Scholarship, NSW

Hi! My name is Eva. I’m extremely appreciative of the opportunity to study with the assistance of The Pinnacle Foundation. In 2024 I will be…

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Eve (she/her)

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Domino's Give for Good Scholarship, NSW

My name is Eve I am studying a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology). I will be in my third year of studying in 2024, which will…

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Felicity (they/them)

Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine (with Honours)

BHP Scholarship, SA

Hi, I’m Flic, and I’m currently in my first year of a Bachelor’s degree in Laboratory Medicine with Honours at the University of South Australia,…

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Georgia (she/her)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law

The Allens Scholarship, NSW

Hi all! I’m Georgia and I’m from regional Australia on Gundungurra land. I’m in my second year of five studying a Bachelor of Arts majoring…

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Harrison (he/him)

Doctor of Medicine

Sir James McNeill Trust Scholarship, VIC

Hi, my name is Harrison. I am a medical student at The University of Melbourne. As of 2024, I am currently living in Ballarat for…

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Heath (he/him)

Doctor of Medicine

Bill Chambers Scholarship, NSW

Hi, my name is Heath and I am studying a Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine student at the University of New South Wales. I…

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Ian (he/him)

Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine

The IVF Australia Scholarship, NSW

Hi, my name is Ian. I am a third year Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine student at the University of New South Wales based…

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Isaac (he/him)

Juris Doctor

The Geoffrey Smith & Gary Singer Scholarship, VIC

Hey, I’m Isaac! I grew up in Geelong, on Wadawurrung Country. I am a final year Juris Doctor student at The University of Melbourne. Prior…

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Izabelle (she/her)

Bachelor of Science (Cybercrime, Security, and Intelligence)(Dual Degree)

BHP Scholarship, WA

Hi, I’m Izzy. I am studying my first year of the Bachelor of Science at Edith Cowan University, Joondalup campus. I am completing a dual…

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James (he/him)

Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology

The Shell Scholarship, WA

Kaya, my name is James, I am a queer Ngarrindjeri man who was born and raised on Noongar Whadjuck Boodjar (Southwest Australia), in Boorloo (Perth)….

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Jaqhara (she/her)

Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

Thrive Scholarship, QLD

Hi, my name is Jaqhara (she/her). I will be studying a Bachelor of Education (secondary) at Griffith University. BA Education takes four years of study,…

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Jordan (he/him)

Bachelor of Commerce (Supply Chain and Logistics)

Olrem Scholarship, WA

In 2024 I will be studying a Bachelor of Commerce at Curtin University in Perth, and I intend to major in Supply Chains and Logistics!…

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Jye (he/him)

Bachelor of Medical Science/Doctor of Medicine

The Fred P Archer Charitable Trust Scholarship, NSW

Hi, my name is Jye, and I will be commencing my second year (of five) of a Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Doctor of Medicine at the…

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Kaylan (he/him)

Doctor of Medicine

The City of Melbourne Scholarship, VIC

Hi I’m Kaylan and I am a second-year medical student at The University of Melbourne. Starting next year, I will be commencing my third year…

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Kei-Kei (she/her)

Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology

Thrive Scholarship , WA

Hi there! My name is Kei-Kei and I will be commencing the combined Masters/PhD Clinical Psychology program (four-five years) at The University of Western Australia….

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Kierem (he/him)

Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws (Socio Legal)

The Maddocks Scholarship, NSW

Hi! My name is Kierem, and I am studying a Bachelor of Laws/ Arts at The University of Sydney. I am overjoyed to have been…

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Kimberly (she/her)

Bachelor of Criminology (Honours)

Olrem Scholarship, WA

I am excited to become a Pinnacle Foundation scholar in 2024! I am studying a Bachelor of Criminology, majoring in White-collar and Corporate Crime and…

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Laura (she/they)

Bachelor of Medical Science | Bachelor of Arts

The Maurice Joyce Scholarship, ACT

Hello, my name is Laura. In 2024, I will commence a double Bachelor of Medical Science and Bachelor of Arts degree at the Australian National…

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Lily (she/they)

PhD (researching disability access and representation in the Australian screen industry)

The WPP Scholarship, SA

Hello! My name is Lily, and I am a writer/director, studying a PhD in disability representation in the Australian screen industry at Flinders University. I…

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Lois (she/they)

Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine

The Melbourne IVF Scholarship, VIC

Hi, I’m Lois. I’m a fourth-year medical student studying at Monash University. As a Nigerian raised in rural Australia, this mix of cultures and experiences…

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Matthew (he/him)

Bachelor of Paramedicine

Michael Gorman Scholarship, NSW

Hi there! I am Matthew, a Bachelor of Paramedicine student at the University of Tasmania Rozelle campus in Sydney. I will be studying my second…

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Max (he/him)

Bachelor of Commerce and Advanced Studies - Majoring in Marketing and Politics and International Relations

The Darryl Wild Scholarship , NSW

My name is Max, a student at the University of Sydney, pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce and Advanced Studies. Originating from a regional area, my…

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Milla (they/them)

Doctor of Medicine

The Shelley Argent OAM Scholarship, QLD

Hi, my name is Milla, and I am the grateful recipient of the Shelley Argent OAM Scholarship! In 2024 I will commence my second year…

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N (she/her)

Bachelor of Law

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

I’m so grateful to be receiving a Pinnacle Foundation Scholarship in 2024. I originally come from South Australia and am now based in Canberra, studying…

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Orion (he/him)

Bachelor of Law and Commerce

The Serco Scholarship, NSW

Hello, my name is Orion. I am currently in my third year of study completing a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce majoring in…

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Riley (he/they)

Bachelor of Creative Arts - Writing (Honours)

The Mike Gordon Scholarship, SA

Hello, my name is Riley! I live on Kaurna country and am a student at Flinders University. I recently completed a Bachelor of Creative Industries…

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River (they/them)

Bachelor of Art and Design

The Tea Uglow Scholarship, NSW

Hi my name is River! I am currently studying a Bachelor of Art and Design at Southern Cross University on Widjabul-Wiabul land in Bundjalung Country….

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Ruchira (he/him)

Juris Doctor

The Accenture Scholarship, NSW

Hi, I’m Ruchira (he/him)! In 2024, I will be entering the second year of my Juris Doctor at UNSW, with two more full-time years following…

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Samuel (he/him)

Bachelor of Science

The Blundstone Scholarship, TAS

My name is Samuel. I am 18, and I will be studying a Bachelor of Science at the Sandy Bay UTAS campus, majoring in earth…

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Tara (she/they)

Bachelor of Mathematics and Bachelor of Education

The Vitaly Osipov Scholarship, QLD

Hi, my name is Tara and I am studying a Bachelor of Mathematics and Education (secondary) at the University of Queensland. I grew up in…

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Tarsha (she/her)

Bachelor of Mathematics

Peter Brennan AM and Michael Lynch Scholarship, NSW

Hi! My name is Tarsha, and I am currently studying a Bachelor of Mathematics at Western Sydney University. I have just completed my first year…

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Thomeissa (she/her)

Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Indigenous Studies and minoring in Visual Arts

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

Hey you mob, my name is Meissa. I am a 23-year-old, queer, Wiradjuri, Gamilaroi, and Awabakal woman based in Wollongong and Sydney. I come from…

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Victoria (she/they)

Bachelor of Science/Master of Engineering

The Cubico Sustainable Investments Scholarship, VIC

Hi, I’m Victoria! I am very honoured and grateful to have been awarded the Cubico Sustainable Investments Scholarship and am excited to join The Pinnacle…

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Vincent (he/him)

Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability (Advanced) (Honours)/Bachelor of Music

The Anthony-Whitney Scholarship, ACT

My name’s Vincent, I’m gay, my pronouns are he/him, and as a Pinnacle Scholar in 2024, I’ll be a second year (of four) studying a…

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William (he/him)

Bachelor of Arts (Extended) Majoring in Gender Studies & Japanese

The Pippa Downes Scholarship, VIC

My name is William, I am studying Gender Studies and Japanese through the Bachelor of Arts Extended Program at The University of Melbourne. In 2024…

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Xanthe (she/her)

Bachelor of Midwiffery

The Queensland Fertility Group Scholarship, QLD

Hello! My name is Xanthe, and in 2024 I will be completing my final year of my Bachelor of Midwifery at Griffith University. The Bachelor…

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Zoe (she/her)

Bachelor of Computer Science

The Bank of Melbourne Foundation Scholarship, VIC

Hi, my name is Zoe and in 2024 I’ll be studying a Bachelor of Computer Science at Monash University in Clayton. After I finish my…

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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
Alicia – The Sam Smith Scholarship powered by UnLtd
Andrew – Bill Chambers Scholarship
Angela – The Dr Craig White and Rod Anderson Scholarship
Anna – The Bill Chambers Scholarship
Arthur – Commonwealth Bank Scholarship
Bailey – The Mike Gordon Scholarship
Ben – The Yarranabbe Scholarship
Brayden – The Bibbulmun Fund Scholarship
Bronte – Commonwealth Bank Scholarship
Charlotte – BHP Scholarship
Christina – Peter Brennan AM and Michael Lynch Scholarship
D’arcy – Domino’s Give for Good Scholarship
Dinelia – The Huseyin Tasdemir Scholarship
Edward – The King & Wood Mallesons Scholarship
Eliza – Commonwealth Bank Scholarship
Elizabeth – Sir James McNeill Trust Scholarship
Eloise – The Hydro Tasmania Scholarship
Ethan – The Matthew McCarron Rainbow Scholarship
Freja – The Olrem Scholarship
Isabella – Commonwealth Scholarship
Jaius – The Murray J Collins – The City Gardener Scholarship
Jarred – The Macquarie Scholarship
Jay – The Dentsu Scholarship
Jesse – Mirvac Scholarship
Judd – The Olrem Scholarship
Kai – The L’Oreal Scholarship
Kalani – The AGL Scholarship
Katarina – The Don Dunstan AC QC Scholarship
Kay – The Sidney Myer Fund Scholarship
Lachlan – The IFM Investors Scholarship
Leo – BHP Scholarship
Lewis – The Andrew Staite Scholarship
Mat – The Reg Holloway Scholarship
Matthew – Sir James McNeill Trust Scholarship
Mikayla – Commonwealth Bank Scholarship
Mikhayla – Michael Gorman Scholarship
Mitchell – The Australian Marriage Equality Scholarship
Natasha – BHP Scholarship
Nienna – The Olrem Scholarship
Odette – The Clark Walton Scholarship
Ollie – The Iris Scholarship
Ollie – Thrive Scholarship
Patrick – The Olrem Scholarship
Rachel – The Berg Family Foundation Scholarship
Renad – Commonwealth Bank Scholarship
Riley – The Duncan Peerman & Paul Zahra Scholarship
Rory – The Greg Livingstone Scholarship
Samir – The Dr Vinay Kumar Scholarship
Samuel – The Hon Michael Kirby Scholarship
Shane – The Alan Joyce AC & Shane Lloyd Scholarship
Shannon – The Allan Howard Scholarship
Theodore – The HCF Scholarship
Tyson – The St.George Foundation Scholarship
Xavier – The IOOF Foundation Scholarship
Zavier – The Olrem Scholarship