Last year, our generous and committed donors gave over $70,000 to our Annual Giving campaign. This incredible response was greatly appreciated and went a long way to support our students via our Scholarship Funds, the improvement of our Heritage buildings and The Geelong College Foundation Fund. Thank you to all those that gave so generously.
In 2023 our focus for the Annual Giving Campaign is, once again, our equity scholarship program, Pegasus Scholarships.
The Geelong College has a rich history of supporting thousands of students through our Scholarship Fund. Scholarships enrich and diversify the student community providing benefits for all students. The Scholarship Fund continues to provide opportunities for our students who, ordinarily, would not be able to attend the College, while providing a varied social and cultural community for all of our students to learn in.
The Dr Bill Williams Tjungurrayi Scholarship Fund was established in May 2018 to support Indigenous students attending The Geelong College. The scholarships are to be supported by an endowment fund, to exist in perpetuity.
Dr Bill Williams completed Year 12 at The Geelong College in 1975 and went on to train as a doctor. Always a man of principle and conviction, Bill became a social activist, particularly involved in the campaign against nuclear weapons. He was also involved in environmental and feminist issues and was a staunch advocate for Indigenous people for much of his life.
Our vision is to define a sporting precinct at the Western edge of the campus. Bellerin will be a state-of-the-art learning and sports space that comprises a double court gymnasium, elite training facility and event space overlooking Mackie Oval. It will host sports training, APS and other competition, school events and additional learning spaces. Bellerin will be used by the broader College community and become another extraordinary place for school gatherings