Org establishes Ledger Scholarship Fund

L.A.-based Australians in Film will honor actresses Abbie Cornish (“Stop Loss”) and Mia Wasikowska (“In Treatment”) at its fourth annual Breakthrough Awards on June 5. Event will be held at the Avalon hotel in Beverly Hills.

Org has also announced the establishment of a Heath Ledger Scholarship Fund to honor the recently deceased actor. The scholarship will be presented annually to a young Oz-based thesp and provide financial aid toward the pursuit of a Hollywood career.

Founded in 2001, Australians in Film is designed to support the work of Aussies in the movie and television industries.

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