Global Atheist Convention launches student grant initiative

The Atheist Foundation of Australia is proud to be partnering with the Freethought University Alliance to offer a total of 20 free 3-day passes to students for next year’s Global Atheist Convention.

The initiative will be split up by contributing 10 free tickets to interstate Freethought University groups, and 10 free tickets to secondary school students.

Since the Inaugural General Meeting of the Freethought University Alliance (held on the eve of the 2010 Global Atheist Convention), the organisation has helped grow and unite a student community dedicated to promoting science, reason and secular values on Australian campuses.

The 10 free tickets to interstate groups will help guarantee that a wide cross-section of University student leaders benefit from the convention. The allocation of tickets will be made at the discretion of each individual student committee.

The remaining 10 free tickets will be available for any secondary school student. Applications will be judged on the basis of a 500 word (or less) account of why they wish to attend next year’s Convention.

With this and other initiatives, the Atheist Foundation of Australia continues its dedication to engaging and enlightening future generations of Australians.

The organisers of the Global Atheist Convention plan to announce a furthering of the initiative over the coming months. It would be greatly expanded through offers of sponsorship or monetary donations from individuals or organisations. Expressions of interest in this area can be sent to info@atheistfoundation.org.au

Secondary school students can apply for this initiative via studentgrants@atheistfoundation.org.au

The Freethought University Alliance can be found via http://freethoughtalliance.org.au

Tickets for the 2012 Global Atheist Convention go on sale 1 September 2011.

Media Contacts

David Nicholls
President
Atheist Foundation of Australia
Ph: (08) 8835 2269

Jason Ball
President
Freethought University Alliance
Ph: 0407 781 406

3 Responses to Global Atheist Convention launches student grant initiative

  1. I am applying right now!

  2. Angel says:

    May God Bless you all!

    • Davo says:

      You mean the bloke that is going to burn people in hell for eternity simply for using our brain and not finding enough evidence to believe a god exists?

      Your god sounds pretty vain in that case …

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