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Students in Hardship



Please be assured that this is highly confidential. Your name and your child name will not appear in any type of media or marketing as the recipient of a scholarship.

Global Education Academy is excited to launch GEA scholarships. To be eligible for this scholarship, parents must demonstrate that they are experiencing financial hardship yet care deeply about their child’s education. To apply, parents must fill in all the questions below as well as provide a personal statement. We look forward to receiving your application.



  • from a low-income background
  • experiencing financial hardship

We also take personal hardship into consideration. This includes:

  • domestic violence
  • personal medical conditions


What am I eligible for?

A term of maths and English group tuition in the level best suited to the child. This is a total of 4 hours per week (2 hours maths and 2 hours English).


Application Form:



Student Details

Student details *

Parent filling in the application details

Parent Details

Personal Statement *

Personal Statement

Please provide a personal statement to support your application. Tell us about the impact of your financial situation, on your life (e.g. missing out on basic needs, significant expenses outside norm such as medical expenses, other hardship and deprivation).

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Please note your application will be treated confidentially.


What happens next?

We will assess your application and score it against criteria, including your:

  • individual financial situation
  • income
  • personal circumstances


When will I know the outcome of my application?

From date of receipt of your application, please allow up to 3 weeks.


About the scholarship

GEA is a business for good. The founder, Dr Majeda Awawdeh has struggled and overcome her own personal hardships to get where she is today. Most recently, she has been awarded the Telstra Business Women’s Award for NSW Small Business. To celebrate this achievement, GEA Scholarships was born.

If you have any questions please call us on 1300 001 432.