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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.
Laura Taylor isn’t worried boys outnumber her four to one in her engineering classes at Australian National University. I’m used to being in the minority in my preferred subjects. And when I talk to other girls who are doing engineering we all agree that it makes us more determined to do well because of that […] Read More ⇒
Ceridwen Boel has worked hard to get where she is, and proudly proclaims her love of learning is the reason she continues to take on more work and study opportunities. “I get a huge thrill out of learning new things, and get really excited by some of the amazing things that science can do,” she […] Read More ⇒
We first met James Ansell in 2013 when a grant from the Central Australian Education Foundation enabled him to travel from Alice Springs to the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra to study. Fast forward to 2017 and James, who graduated from a Bachelor of Science majoring in Astronomy/Astrophysics and Science Communication, and honours in Science […] 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."