LaPerouse Education Fund

A program of the Friends of the Laperouse Museum Inc.

The Laperouse Education fund was established in 2017 with a grant of 5000 Euros from the French Parliament. 
This was augmented by a fund raising function at the NSW Parliament House hosted by our patron the Hon. Don Harwin MLC.

 

STOP PRESS - ESSAY COMPETITION FOR HIGH SCHOoL STUDENTS RESIDENT IN RANDWICK CITY COUNCIL

2019 - 2020 ESSAY Competiton now open!

The Committee of the Friends of the Laperouse Museum Inc. welcomes entries for its annual essay competition. The competition is open to all high schools students resident in Randwick City Council. The essay on Laperouse the Navigator will run in 2020 with the winning student receiving a $1000 prize. 

Participating students may be nominated by their school or self nominate. For further information contact the
Secretary at friendsofthelaperousemuseum@gmail.com 



Our first grant

The Friends of the Laperouse Museum Inc. was honoured to join THALES in a combined THALES-Laperouse Education Fund scholarship of $20,000.00 by contributing a matching $10,000.00. The grant financed two young Australian students in their honours year of engineering, mathematics and sciencefrom the University of Western Sydney (UWS) to enable them to spend a semester at UNICE to advance their learning of electrical and mechanical engineering in the field of acoustics.



Educational brochures

The Friends of the Laperouse Museum publish a number of free brochures. These are available at the Museum or can be downloaded here by clicking on the items below:

Friends of the Laperouse Museum Brochure 
      Laperouse Booklet 
         Pere Receveur Information
        La Perouse Birthplace of Catholicism