Samantha Sayers, CEO

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Sam Sayers is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Scholarships Foundation. Sam has been a champion for not-for-profit sector capacity building since joining the team in 2017. Her work to advance research collaborations and capability development has led to significant partnerships with philanthropic entities and education providers to sustain the sector.

Sam previously worked in senior roles with Johnson & Johnson in Australia and Europe, and on commercial consultancy engagements in the manufacturing and retail sectors.

Sam has previously held non-executive director roles with not-for-profit organisations serving on the YWCA Sydney Board and as Chair of the Marketing Committee. She also served as a board member of Kids First Australia, previously Children’s Protection Society (VIC).

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Our volunteer assessment panels

Each scholarship we facilitate is allocated a volunteer assessment panel aligned with the eligibility criteria of the scholarship and including not-for-profit, education and corporate sector leaders.

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Professional development webinars and events 2021

We have brought together a selection of webinars and programs from across the sector to support your learning. If you are a charitable organisation or...

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Over 200 scholarships to uplift not-for-profit sector skills for board members and leaders

11 August 2021 The Australian Scholarships Foundation has announced over 200 scholarships in partnership with Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), Stanford Australia Foundation and...

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