Join us in our quest to transform australia's future
The John Monash legacy of life-long learning, camaraderie, leadership, innovation and generosity is as relevant today as it was 100 years ago.
It is vital for our nation that we continue to identify and nurture our brightest students and invest in their future. A global perspective and reach will enable them to inspire and influence others to fulfil their potential.
We invite you to join with the General Sir John Monash Foundation in this important nation-building quest, to support exceptional Australians develop their skills and leadership. With your support, we will expand the horizons of our remarkable John Monash Scholars and secure the best future for Australia.
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There are many ways you can make a difference:
Join the Chairman’s Circle
Join business and community leaders, philanthropists and University Chancellors to collectively support one or two Chairman’s Circle John Monash Scholars per year by making an annual contribution of $10,000 for five years.
Support our Scholar Alumni Community through a range of programs and initiatives, including the Global Symposia, which ensure our Scholars are connected and supported in their endeavours. To become an Alumni Ambassador, you or your organisation commit to making an annual contribution of $20,000 for five years.
Become an Australian Universities’ Consortium member
Join universities across Australia and collectively sponsor one or more Australian Universities’ John Monash Scholarships with an annual contribution of $30,000 for five years.
Establish a Named John Monash Scholarship
A three-year Named John Monash Scholarship can be established with a donation of $240,000 and awarded each year over an agreed period of time. These fixed term scholarships can also be funded on a more flexible basis in terms of years, provided there is a multi-year commitment.
Read more about establishing a Named John Monash Scholarship here
Establish a Named John Monash Scholarship in perpetuity
An endowed Named John Monash Scholarship is offered in perpetuity, ensuring there is a John Monash Scholar representing you or your organisation in the field at all times. An endowed perpetual Scholarship can be funded with a minimum donation of $2.5 million.
Leave a gift in your Will to support future John Monash Scholarships
By choosing to leave a gift in your Will to the Foundation, you will create an enduring legacy which will have a positive impact on the future for generations to come.
Your support of the John Monash Scholarships will help develop Australia’s future leaders who are committed to making a positive difference to our nation. Many of our current supporters tell us they are inspired by the achievements of our Scholars who fill them with hope and who they love to meet with to discuss their ideas and vision for the future.
We invite you to join us and become part of the wider General Sir John Monash Foundation family.
For more information please contact:
Chief Executive Officer
+61 3 9621 1245 firstname.lastname@example.org
Supporters of the John Monash Scholarships
The Foundation is grateful to the following governments, institutions, and organisations for their generous support.
Donations made to the Foundation’s endowment fund supporting scholarships awarded every year in perpetuity.
Major Government Benefactors
Australian Government, Department of Education and Training – Zelman Cowen John Monash Scholarship
Australian Government, Department of Veterans’ Affairs – ANZAC Centenary John Monash Scholarship
NSW Government – Roden Cutler NSW John Monash Scholarship
Victorian Government – Victorian John Monash Scholarship
Australian Government - Bob Hawke John Monash Scholarship
Australian Government - Tim Fischer John Monash Scholarship
Major Private Benefactors
Mr John Roth and Ms Jillian Segal AO – Roth/Segal John Monash Harvard Scholarship
Mrs Helen Gannon and Mr Michael Gannon – Helen and Michael Gannon John Monash Scholarship
Lee Liberman Charitable Foundation - Lee Liberman John Monash Scholarship
Organisations and individuals currently supporting John Monash Scholarships:
Australian Government, Department of Communications and the Arts* – Australian Cultural John Monash Scholarship
BHP – BHP John Monash Scholarship
Commonwealth Bank of Australia – Commonwealth Bank John Monash Scholarship
Mr Tim Fairfax AC – Tim Fairfax AC John Monash Scholarship
Gandel Philanthropy – Gandel Philanthropy John Monash Scholarship (Arts)
The Ian Potter Foundation – Ian Potter Foundation John Monash Scholarship
Origin Foundation – Origin Foundation John Monash Scholarship
Pratt Foundation – Pratt Foundation Commemorative Defence AAA John Monash Scholarship
Susan & Isaac Wakil Foundation – Susan & Isaac Wakil Foundation John Monash Scholarship
Wesfarmers – Wesfarmers John Monash Scholarship
Woodside – Woodside John Monash Scholarship
* Co-supported by Mr Tim Fairfax AC
Alumni leadership development and engagement activities:
Mr Daniel Besen
The Boyarsky Family Trust
Mr Robert Cameron AO and Mrs Paula Cameron
Kelly + Partners Foundation
Lee Liberman Charitable Foundation
Universities which together sponsor the Australian Universities’ John Monash Scholarship:
Australian Catholic University
Australian National University
La Trobe University
Queensland University of Technology
The University of Adelaide
The University of Melbourne
The University of Newcastle
The University of Queensland
The University of Sydney
The University of Western Australia
The University of Wollongong
Individuals who together sponsor the Chairman’s Circle John Monash Scholarship:
Mr Richard Alcock AO
Mr John Allpass
Mr Philip Bacon AM
Mr Phillip Benjamin and Mrs Sandy Benjamin OAM
Emeritus Professor Peter Darvall AO
Dr Penelope Foster and Associate Professor John McBain AO
Mr Stephen Gerlach AM
Mr Charles Goode AC and Mrs Cornelia Goode
Mr John Green and Mrs Jenny Green
Professor Paul Greenfield AO and Mrs Louise Greenfield
Mr John Grill AO and Ms Rosie Williams
Mr Steven Harker and Mrs Linda Harker
Emeritus Professor Richard Larkins AC and Mrs Caroline Larkins
Mr David McCahey and Mrs Jan McCahey
Ms Sam Meers AO
Judge Frances Millane and Mr Alan Kirsner
Mr Simon Mordant AM and Mrs Catriona Mordant AM
Mr Allan Myers AC QC
Mr John Roth and Ms Jillian Segal AO
Mr Geoff Simpson and Ms Wendy Simpson OAM
Mr Steven Skala AO and Mrs Lousje Skala
Ms Josephine Sukkar AM and Mr Tony Sukkar AM
Mr Andrew Waites and Ms Kerri Burgess
Mr Rod Watkins and Ms Alison Watkins
Mr Steven Wilson AM and Dr Jane Wilson
Supporters of the Foundation and John Monash Scholarship Program during the FY 2018–2019:
Mr Charles Curran AC
Dr. Anthony Cutler
Mr Fernando do Campo
Ms Sally Herman
Mr Raymond Hemphill
Ms Janina Jancu
Ms Carolyn Kay
The Peter Isaacson Foundation
Ms Jillian Segal AO
The Wolf Family Endowment
Supporters of the Foundation and John Monash Scholarship Program during July – Dec 2019:
Ms Kim McKay
Mr John Landerer
Mr John Ralph AC
Mr Ervin Vidor AM and Mrs Charlotte Vidor
Mr Tony Berg
The following organisations have provided long standing support and services to the Foundation:
Allens – Legal Advice, Facilities and Hospitality
Bennelong Foundation – Office Suites
Deloitte Access Economics – Consulting Services
Lee Liberman Charitable Foundation – Facilities and Hospitality
McKinsey & Company
Schroders Australia – Facilities and Hospitality
Singapore Airlines – Provision of travel for Scholars
Lee Liberman Charitable Foundation
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (John Monash Oration)
PwC Australia (Announcement and Presentation Ceremonies)
The following organisations and individuals have generously provided pro bono and in-kind support to the Foundation:
Russell Reynolds Associates
Shrine of Remembrance
Sydney Opera House
Trippas White Group
Media & Capital Partners
The Honourable Tim Fischer AC, has generously committed to the Foundation, half of the net proceeds from the publication of “Maestro John Monash: Australia’s Greatest Citizen General” as a salute to the positive legacy of General Sir John Monash.
The General Sir John Monash Foundation sincerely thanks those individuals who have advised us that their Wills include bequests to the Foundation.