Creating the Australia for UNHCR Beddie Scholarship

Francesca Beddie

"When I had the idea of creating a legacy of my mother, we were still sorting through all the paperwork entailed after a death. I mentioned to my lawyer I was thinking of setting up a prize. Quick as a flash, he suggested I get in touch with APS. I did and was impressed."

Francesca Beddie

"War meant my mother had to leave three childhood homes: Tientsin, Jersey and Melbourne."

Francesca's mother, Rurer, pictured in the 1950s