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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.
Twenty five-year-old James Scott is living his dream as a paramedic thanks to the help of the Edward River CEF. As a country boy from Bunnaloo, near Moama on the NSW/Victorian border, James was the first in his family to move away for educational opportunities. James said moving to Ballarat to study at the Australian […] Read More ⇒
“I know without this scholarship I might not have actually been able to afford to live on campus, or live in Melbourne.” For first year radiology and medical imaging student, Isabella De Francheschi, leaving her hometown of Broken Hill has been an overwhelming experience, but one she has had time to embrace and settle into […] 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."