ABCN Australian Business and Community Network Scholarship Foundation

ABCN Australian Business and Community Network Scholarship Foundation

Cause Area: Children and Young People

Country: Australia

Website: abcn.com.au/scholarship-foundation


Mission Statement

The ABCN Foundation aims to level the playing field and empower high-potential young people from low socio-economic status (SES) backgrounds to achieve their potential.

Description

Help us to use the power of education and mentoring to break the cycle of disadvantage. We need your support today.This funding will provide promising youngstudents facing significantdisadvantage the opportunity to change their future. Our Accelerate 3-year Scholarship programcombinescorporate mentoring and financial relief for students through Years 11, 12, and the first year of further education/training.This program builds valuable leadership skills and substantially improves the Year 12 completion rate and secures pathways to university or employment.The ultimate goal is for high-potential students from low-SES backgrounds to exceed their aspirations in the world of work. Empowered with employability skills and growth mindsets, they will have a far greater likelihood of continuing with their education,engaging in meaningful employment, while also acting as role models for other students, their siblings and community. These are our future leaders - bringing an invaluable diversity of skills and resilience to our greater community.The more funding we receive, the more futures we can change. Thank you for your support.
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