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Welcome to the Harding Miller Education Foundation Story Hub. Our current scholars and graduates will be telling their stories and sharing with you their achievements and talents along the way. We’ll also keep you abreast of what’s happening with education in the public sector and share some resources and information that may be of interest.

Harding Miller News 01/03/24

Cara Varian selected as finalist of NSW Premier’s Women of the Year

In the spirit of International Women’s Day, the Harding Miller Education Foundation would like to proudly celebrate the achievement of…

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Scholar Stories 21/12/23

2023 HSC & VCE High Achieving Scholars

The Harding Miller Education Foundation extends heartfelt congratulations to the entire Class of 2023 Harding Miller scholars for their outstanding…

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Harding Miller News, Scholar Stories 12/12/23

HMEF Scholar receives the 2024 Queensland Premier’s Anzac Prize

The Harding Miller Education Foundation is thrilled to share the news that one of our Queensland scholars, Sophie Robertson, has…

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Harding Miller News, Scholar Stories 12/09/23

HMEF Scholars awarded at the 2023 NSW Minister’s and Secretary’s Awards for Excellence

The Harding Miller Education Foundation has proudly celebrated the achievement of three outstanding Year 12 scholarship recipients. The HMEF scholars,…

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Harding Miller News 31/08/23

HMEF Team in City2Surf

On Sunday, 13 August 2023, the Harding Miller Education Foundation team had a fabulous day competing in the 2023 City2Surf….

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Harding Miller News 06/07/23

HMEF celebrates its scholars at awards events in four cities

On Monday, 26th June 2023, the Harding Miller Education Foundation held the Sydney Awards Night at the Sofitel Hotel Wentworth….

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Harding Miller News 27/06/23

Kim Harding awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia

A huge congratulations to our co-founder, Kim Harding, newly minted OAM for service to the community through charitable organisations. Her work…

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News 28/04/23

City2surf

The City2Surf is the world’s largest fun run. Join our team! The Harding Miller Education Foundation is excited to announce…

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Donor Stories 11/04/23

Combine Air Training & HMEF Fundraising Event

The Harding Miller Education Foundation was thrilled to be part of a fantastic fundraising event held on 18 March with…

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Scholar Stories 07/03/23

2022 HSC – Distinguished Achievers

The Harding Miller Education Foundation would like to congratulate all our Class of 2022 scholars on their wonderful achievements in…

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Combine Air Training & HMEF Fundraising Event

The Harding Miller Education Foundation was thrilled to be part of a fantastic fundraising event held on 18 March with…

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Thank you Rozelle Interchange for the fantastic charity drive for HMEF

HMEF were very proud to be a recipient from the Rozelle Interchange Project  Gives Back 2022 Campaign. The Project collectively…

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Meet Sietara (Tara) Mahshar

Meet Sietara (Tara) Mahshar Tara commenced with the Harding Miller Scholarship program in 2018 and graduated last year. She was…

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Meet Isabella Ennever – Class of 2021 scholar

UPDATE JANUARY 2022: HSC HONOUR ROLE 2021 – Congratulations to Isabella who is a Distinguished Achiever (achieved a mark of…

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Scholarship update

In 2021, the Foundation received over 550 applications from motivated girls in need of a scholarship. It has been a…

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Rozelle Interchange Project site visit

On Monday, 22 November 2021, we were invited to have a tour of the Rozelle Interchange Project which connects the…

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Supporting Queensland Girls Education

Supporting Queensland Girls To Excel It’s not by chance that the Quinn Femelle Foundation, a Queensland based private, family foundation…

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What Is A Corporate Scholarship – Tell Me More!

What Is A HMEF Corporate Scholarship? We’d like to introduce you to one of our corporate donors, Online Marketing Gurus. …

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HMEF Business Donor – Australian Wedding Rings

A small business owner makes a big impact through educational support We’d like to introduce you to one of our…

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The HMEF Team Raises Support In the 2020 Virtual City2Surf

The HMEF gals raising $$ for a 2021 scholarship We donned our best sports wear and hit the inner west…

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Spotlight on a coach

The Harding Miller Education Foundation is a volunteer powered organisation with over 130 volunteers working with us in 2022. Our…

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Enrichment Activity Highlight

HoustonKemp Economists On the 13th of July we travelled to Sydney city with 3 of our scholars to visit the…

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Open Applications

We start to accept applications for 2024 scholarships in July 2023. The application period runs during Term 3 every year…

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2022 NAIDOC poster with photos of three laughing indigenous scholarship recipients

NAIDOC WEEK 3 JULY – 10 JULY – ‘GET UP! STAND UP! SHOW UP!’

It is National NAIDOC Week from 3 July – 10 July. NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July…

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Cara Varian selected as finalist of NSW Premier’s Women of the Year

In the spirit of International Women’s Day, the Harding Miller Education Foundation would like to proudly celebrate the achievement of…

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HMEF Scholar receives the 2024 Queensland Premier’s Anzac Prize

The Harding Miller Education Foundation is thrilled to share the news that one of our Queensland scholars, Sophie Robertson, has…

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HMEF Scholars awarded at the 2023 NSW Minister’s and Secretary’s Awards for Excellence

The Harding Miller Education Foundation has proudly celebrated the achievement of three outstanding Year 12 scholarship recipients. The HMEF scholars,…

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HMEF Team in City2Surf

On Sunday, 13 August 2023, the Harding Miller Education Foundation team had a fabulous day competing in the 2023 City2Surf….

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HMEF celebrates its scholars at awards events in four cities

On Monday, 26th June 2023, the Harding Miller Education Foundation held the Sydney Awards Night at the Sofitel Hotel Wentworth….

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Kim Harding awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia

A huge congratulations to our co-founder, Kim Harding, newly minted OAM for service to the community through charitable organisations. Her work…

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City2surf

The City2Surf is the world’s largest fun run. Join our team! The Harding Miller Education Foundation is excited to announce…

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Scholarships & Financial Aid For Regional & Remote Students

Sometimes it seems as if the biggest hurdle separating you from your goals is your finances. At the Harding Miller…

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How To Apply For Scholarships

The Harding Miller Education Foundation is an Australian charity that offers scholarships to girls experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage. Our mission is.

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How Do I Apply For Scholarships For Disadvantaged Students?

At the Harding Miller Education Foundation, our sole purpose is to provide the assistance that strong young women need to…

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4 Important Things To Know About Disadvantaged Scholarships

Scholarships for disadvantaged students aren’t just an opportunity to receive an education — they’re the first step in breaking the…

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NAIDOC Week 2021 – 4 to 11 July 2021

During NAIDOC Week, we are celebrating the achievements of our First Nations Scholars and Alumni from across Australia! Pictured above…

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2021 Brisbane Awards Night

Congratulations to our year 9 Queensland scholars 2021 was the first year that HMEF has held an award ceremony outside…

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GIVE SOME GIRL POWER THIS TAX TIME

Our scholars are bursting with GIRL POWER!! We asked our scholars about someone in their life who inspires them –…

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2021 Awards Night Scholars receiving awards

Sydney Awards Night- A Great Success

Congratulations to our year 9 Sydney scholars Last week was our sixth year of HMEF award ceremonies, and there is…

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Winner of a 2021 Impact 25 Award – Cara Varian

Congratulations Cara! March 2021 has seen another milestone for the Foundation as our Executive Director, Cara Varian was named one…

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2023 HSC & VCE High Achieving Scholars

The Harding Miller Education Foundation extends heartfelt congratulations to the entire Class of 2023 Harding Miller scholars for their outstanding…

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HMEF Scholar receives the 2024 Queensland Premier’s Anzac Prize

The Harding Miller Education Foundation is thrilled to share the news that one of our Queensland scholars, Sophie Robertson, has…

Read more

HMEF Scholars awarded at the 2023 NSW Minister’s and Secretary’s Awards for Excellence

The Harding Miller Education Foundation has proudly celebrated the achievement of three outstanding Year 12 scholarship recipients. The HMEF scholars,…

Read more

2022 HSC – Distinguished Achievers

The Harding Miller Education Foundation would like to congratulate all our Class of 2022 scholars on their wonderful achievements in…

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2022 HSC – All-round and Top Achievers

The Harding Miller Education Foundation would like to congratulate all our Class of 2022 scholars on their wonderful achievements in…

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Meet Sietara (Tara) Mahshar

Meet Sietara (Tara) Mahshar Tara commenced with the Harding Miller Scholarship program in 2018 and graduated last year. She was…

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2021 HSC – DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVERS

The Harding Miller Education Foundation is very proud of the excellent results achieved by its HSC class of 2021. We…

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2021 HSC – TOP ACHIEVERS 2021

The Harding Miller Education Foundation is very proud of the excellent results achieved by its HSC class of 2021. We…

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2021 HSC – ALL ROUND ACHIEVERS

The Harding Miller Education Foundation is very proud of the excellent results achieved by its HSC class of 2021. We…

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Meet Isabella Ennever – Class of 2021 scholar

UPDATE JANUARY 2022: HSC HONOUR ROLE 2021 – Congratulations to Isabella who is a Distinguished Achiever (achieved a mark of…

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