AIEF is under the Patronage of some of Australia’s most respected civic leaders and is managed and governed by Indigenous and non-Indigenous individuals with proven track-records in the private sector.
AIEF is privileged to have the support of three distinguished Patrons with outstanding track-records of leadership and community service. Our Patrons are highly respected members of the Australian community and they represent strong and positive role models for AIEF and those that AIEF engages with.Find out more
AIEF is a non-profit public company limited by guarantee, governed by its Board of Directors, with the support of an appointed Investment Committee and advice and assistance from its Ambassadors.Find out more
AIEF is supported by a large group of distinguished Ambassadors, who have achieved success and prominence in their respective fields and act as advocates in various ways for AIEF.Find out more
At AIEF, we work with hard heads, soft hearts and capable hands. Our small team of skilled and committed professionals is dedicated to opening doors to quality education and career opportunities for Indigenous students across Australia.Find out more
At AIEF, we believe that the Indigenous situation is a national crisis; and the reason we get out of bed each day is to do something about it. Our approach is to have a hard head, a soft heart and capable hands with everything we do.
The AIEF Scholarship Program and the AIEF Pathways Program are supported by the Australian Government in collaboration with individual, philanthropic and corporate supporters from the private sector.