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Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships

Inclusivity Scholarships


The Pinnacle Foundation is Australia's LGBTQIA+ education charity. We provide educational scholarships, mentoring and opportunities for young LGBTQIA+ Australians to realise their full potential. The Foundation awards multi-year scholarships nationally and we look for students studying educational or vocational qualifications in any profession, trade or the arts.

At The Pinnacle Foundation we have scholarships available for applicants with varied fields of study, diverse backgrounds and a wide range of interests. These scholarships are provided by organisations that have a strong focus on supporting, encouraging and stewarding LGBTQIA+ young people to achieve their goals and aspirations. To see learn more about the work we do at Pinnacle, please visit our Family Hub page:

Value: Pinnacle scholarships awarded to students in their first year as a Pinnacle scholar are valued at $8,000. Scholarships awarded to returning scholars are valued at $6,000.

Eligibility Criteria:

Scholarships are open to young LGBTQIA+ Australians who meet the criteria detailed below:

  • Australian citizen or permanent resident (proof required during application stage)
  • At least 18 years of age and younger than 27 years of age on 20 January in each year for which the scholarship is sought
  • Have achieved good or reasonable scholastic results given your circumstances
  • Will be undertaking fulltime studies
  • Identify as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community.

How to apply:

Link for further information and application form:

Further Information:

Application Closing Date: Thursday 31 August 2023