Pinnacle Foundation

Reach your Pinnacle. We assist LGBTIQ youth who are disadvantaged by providing scholarships, under the guidance of mentors and donors.

If you’re aged 16 to 24 and need financial help for studies at high school, TAFE or university we may be able to help.

Contact us today for more details.

 “The sudden and complete withdrawal of both financial and emotional support of my parents was a direct response to the realisation on their part that I had a partner who was a female. I was in a situation with little savings, having been unprepared for the events which took place… I must now work almost full time hours in hospitality in conjunction with a full time study load in order to put myself in a financially viable situation.”

21 year old Lesbian applicant

“I grew up in the country and came out as same sex attracted when I was 16. Due to differences in opinion of my sexuality with my father, I left home. Moving in with a friend that I had met, I found myself a job, and put myself back into High School, completing 11 and 12 Year.  I was diagnosed with depression, which had a major impact on my studies…”

23 year old Gay applicant

Apply for a Scholarship

Applications close every year on the 1st October for studies taken in the following calendar year. To apply for a Pinnacle Foundation scholarship you need to comply with the selection criteria , and then fill in the application form. Click here for more details.


  • Street: PO Box 990 NSW
  • Postcode: 1335
  • State: NSW


  • Call: 02 9990 4708
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