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AIEF is under the Patronage of some of Australia’s most respected civic leaders and is managed and governed by Indigenous and non-Indigenous individuals with proven track-records in the private sector.


AIEF is privileged to have the support of three distinguished Patrons with outstanding track-records of leadership and community service. Our Patrons are highly respected members of the Australian community and they represent strong and positive role models for AIEF and those that AIEF engages with.

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AIEF is a non-profit public company limited by guarantee, governed by its Board of Directors, with the support of an appointed Investment Committee and advice and assistance from its Ambassadors.

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AIEF is supported by a large group of distinguished Ambassadors, who have achieved success and prominence in their respective fields and act as advocates in various ways for AIEF.

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At AIEF, we work with hard heads, soft hearts and capable hands. Our small team of skilled and committed professionals is dedicated to opening doors to quality education and career opportunities for Indigenous students across Australia.

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AIEF has provided an opportunity for our students from some of the smallest towns in the country, right through to students from major centres, to gain access to some great schools, opening up horizons to the world that may have seemed impossible or out of reach before.

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The AIEF Scholarship Program and the AIEF Pathways Program are supported by the Australian Government in collaboration with individual, philanthropic and corporate supporters from the private sector.