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The Country Education Foundation provides grants and assistance to disadvantaged rural and regional students. Since 1993 CEF grants have helped over 3500 school leavers access further education, training and careers. Donate to help more students get the education they deserve.
Scholarships helping rural students complete further education CAROLYN EXTON, The Weekly Times October 17, 2016 12:00am WHEN you have grown up in a country town, it takes guts to leave your home to follow your dreams in the big city. It also takes financial support. There are tuition fees, books, rent, bills, public transport […] Read More ⇒
Country Education Foundation (CEF) recently welcomed Wendy Cohen to the CEO’s chair. Wendy is energetic, passionate and brings a bag full of sector experience to the organisation. Find out what makes her tick and what she has in store for CEF. Tell us a bit about where you grew up? I had a bit of […] Read More ⇒
Melville High School Year 12 student Tia-Rose Bird has just received an added bonus to her HSC studies and further education dreams. Tia was recently awarded a Rotary Club of Sydney Cover Scholarship for Indigenous Students. Earlier this year Tia was awarded a CEF local grant from Macleay Valley Education Fund (MVEF) in Kempsey to […] Read More ⇒
"By supporting the Country Education Foundation (CEF) you will be helping to provide life-changing opportunities for disadvantaged rural students – and supporting rural communities across Australia. The CEF has lifted the lives of many and in the process lifted the fabric of rural and regional communities across the nation."
"I send warm greetings to members of the Country Education Foundation... I am enormously proud of the work you do to encourage the personal growth and career development of students from country areas. You make an invaluable contribution to individual Australians national life."