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State High Foundation

​​​​The State High Foundation was established to ensure sustained excellence in the educational and extra-curricular programs offered by the school. The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors of prominent past students working with the school, independent of the Education Department.

The Foundation supplements school funding through tax-deductible philanthropic support from the school community and private sector for projects that enhance opportunities and support for students.

View our Case for Support (PDF, 593 KB).

State High Connect

It is with great pleasure that we introduce the Brisbane State High School Online Community (State High Connect). State High Connect​ is an initiative of the State High Foundation​ and enables past students of Brisbane State High School to connect to the school, alumni and the various associations connected to our school.

As a member of the State High Connect community, you can now log into our site where you will be able to: 
connect with friends who previously attended Brisbane State High School
read about and register for upcoming reunions and events
keep up-to-date with important information via our newsletters, news, alerts, etc.
post and share your photos and announcements with our community​
participate in various online competitions with great prizes up for grabs
add your business details and post or look for a job within our Directory. ​

Donate to the State High Foundation

Your tax deductible philanthropic donation to the State High Foundation will help meet the needs of the school now and for years to come. Contributions to the Foundation can be made in many ways including:

  • membership of the foundation
  • planned giving
  • annual giving c​ampaigns
  • bursaries
  • bequests
  • partnering in special projects
  • in-kind donations.

Download and complete the contribution form (PDF, 541 KB) or donate online here

Kurilpa Concourse Commemorative Diamond Plaques

To commemorate the opening of the Kurilpa Building, the State High Foundation is providing an exciting opportunity for students and staff (past and present) along with other supporters of Brisbane State High, to recognise their achievements and personal connection to our great School’s history, through commemorative diamond-shaped plaques.

Your tax-deductible donation, to the State High Foundation, will secure a commemorative diamond-shaped plaque which will be permanently displayed in the Kurilpa Concourse (ground floor of the Kurilpa Building).​

Commemorative diamonds are available in a range of sizes to suit individuals, families and corporations and can be secured for as little as $250.

The diamond brochure (PDF, 273 KB) outlines everything you need to know about purchasing a diamond plaque. 

Cassandra June Carter Bursary

In 2016, five x $1000 Bursaries were on offer. Applications for 2016 have now closed. ​

The bursary is funded from the proceeds of a bequest made to the school by the Carter Family, in honour of Cassandra who graduated from State High in 1962.  Cassandra completed a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts , was a Fulbright scholar and a UQ Poetry prize winner.