The Origin Foundation is a philanthropic foundation established by Origin Energy in 2010. Its focus, chosen by the people of Origin, is the power of education, training, and development to transform lives and improve communities. Through its Grant Program, the Foundation provides funding to groups that share a belief in the potential of education to change lives. The Foundation also provides partners such as the John Monash Foundation with access to the time and skills of Origin people Since the Origin Foundation has worked with the John Monash Foundation, its executives have provided invaluable support to promotion of the Scholarships, and to the Scholars through mentoring as they establish their careers.
The Origin Foundation sponsors two John Monash Scholarships in each of 2012, 2015, 2018 and 2021. These Scholarships are aligned with the fields of sustainability and engineering.