To foster the further education, career and
personal development opportunities of young
people in the Upper Hunter, through community
based encouragement and financial assistance.

UHEF AIMS

To support young people from the Upper Hunter region for post high school education and training opportunities.
To reduce financial impediments to the decision to undertake tertiary education and thus make tertiary education more available, and thus contributing to equality opportunity in society

UHEF OUTCOMES

In 2009 UHEF supported 17 young people from the Upper Hunter with a total of almost $22,000 in funds distributed.
In 2010 UHEF supported 36 young people from the Upper Hunter with a total of almost $40,000 in funds distributed.
In 2011 UHEF supported 25 young people from the Upper Hunter with a total of almost $46,000 in funds distributed.
In 2012 UHEF supported 35 young people from the Upper Hunter with a total of almost $63,000 in funds distributed.

The young people we have supported attended a range of universities and teaching institutions studying a range of different disciplines including medicine, engineering, economics and a range of medical disciplines.

 
In 2012 the Upper Hunter Education Fund Inc. was proud to be able to support 35 successful recipients. Total funds handed out to these recipients was over $63,000.00. These funds go to help our recipients with items such as text books, travel costs, short term accommodation and computer expenses including hardware and software programs.