National Service was introduced by the Government as the compulsory conscription of young men in Australia between 1951 and 1972. A total of 287,000 eligible Australian males were called up to serve with the Navy, Army and Air Force. Over this period, 212 servicemen were killed on active service and many more were wounded or suffered from disease or mental stress.
Today, National Servicemen and their families make up a significant component of the Australian population. To honour their service to our Nation, we have created a Scholarship Foundation with the following purposes:
With the generous support of the 'Friends of the Foundation', Donors, Sponsors and Benefactors, the NSSF is able to offer funding for targeted scholarships.READ MORE