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Indigenous fund breaks barriers

The first Indigenous Head Girl at Pymble Ladies' College, Onyi Nwamadi speaks to The Australian about opportunities she has received through her AIEF Scholarship.

Spreading the festive cheer!

The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) has been selected as one of two Australian Parliament House Giving Tree charities for 2018.

FGX donations to AIEF more than double since 2015

Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF), is a beneficiary of a total $4.3 million donation by the Future Generation Investment Company (FGX) to Australian charities for the 2018 financial year.

A leader for the future

AIEF Alum and Tertiary Scholar Jola Cumming was proud to deliver the Acknowledgement of Country at the Future Women 'Off the Record' event.

AIEF Scholarship Student wins prestigious writing competition

Sancia Ridgeway, a Year 10 student at The Armidale School, was recently announced the overall winner of Western Sydney University’s Whitlam Institute What Matters? Writing Competition.

First people put MPs on notice to lift their game in parliament

AIEF Scholarship Student Elyssa Clark speaks to The Australian about meeting Prime Minister Scott Morrison during her participation in the Work Exposure in Government (WEX) Programme.

A message of Indigenous hope

An editorial from The Australian on how education sets up a virtuous cycle for remote communities

600 Graduation days and counting

AIEF Scholarship Graduates Ella Rigney and Joe Franciscus speak to The Australian about the excitement of completing Year 12 and what the future holds.

Paradise found in world of learning

The Mooka family – AIEF Scholarship Graduates Adimin (with baby Bawanab) and Cassandra, and their parents Patricia and Thomas – speak to The Australian about why they wanted a boarding school education, and the experience of travelling to Sydney for the first time to attend AIEF’s 10th anniversary celebration.

Learning clears path to a life on the beat

AIEF Scholarship Graduate Delwyn Wunungmurra completed Year 12 in 2016. He talks to The Australian about returning home to the remote community of Gapuwiyak and joining the police force, becoming a role model for his younger siblings and community.

Believing it's possible

AIEF Pathways Advisor Jemmason Power was honoured to deliver the Acknowledgement of Country at the annual Ireland Funds Australia Brisbane luncheon.

Providing the foundation to create our own stories

AIEF Scholarship Graduate Matthew Chard gave the following speech at AIEF Corporate Partner SAP’s Asia Pacific Employee Town Hall on 26 July 2018.

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The encouragement and leadership provided by AIEF and its visionary establishment in 2008 has been a great investment in our nation.

Professor The Hon Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO
Patron, AIEF


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.