Scholarships and Bursaries

The George Alexander Foundation Relocation and Living Support Scholarship

The George Alexander Foundation Relocation and Living Support Scholarship

In 1972, George Alexander AM (1910-2008) set up an independent philanthropic foundation as a way of sharing his wealth and giving back to the community. Today, the main focus of The George Alexander Foundation is access to education for promising young students from rural and remote areas of Australia. The GAF Scholarship Program is the cornerstone of the Foundation’s grant making and in 2013 UTAS was selected to join this program in order to provide a very prestigious scholarship to five students per annum. More information on the George Alexander Foundation can be found at:



Available to Tasmanian students who are commencing any full-time undergraduate degree at the University of Tasmania in Semester 1, 2019 and who must move away from home in order to attend the University. Applicants will be assessed based on their academic results, leadership and involvement in their local community.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, students are required to achieve a minimum CREDIT result in all units studied each semester.


$24,000 in total paid over the course of the degree


Up to four years

Closing Date

31 October 2018


Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be submitted after closing date. As applicants will be assessed on the quality of application, all questions should be answered in full. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar.


Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.