Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

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For postgraduate study at Go8 Universities in Australia, applications are now open for 2020 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarships.

Focused on developing leadership potential, the program supports individuals with the drive and ideas to help shape a better future through their work and studies.

Valued up to $120,000 over 2-3 years, the scholarship includes a nine-month leadership development program, opportunities to gain global experience, and access to extensive networks through the Westpac 100 Scholars Network. There are 17 scholarships available in 2020.

Key Benefits:

  • Up to $120,000 over 2-3 years to cover the cost of study (e.g. course fees, living allowance, travel and conference attendance)
  • Enrolment in a nine-month bespoke Leadership Development Program with a weeklong residential in Sydney
  • Opportunity to add a global context to your education, with tailored international experiences of up to six months
  • Lifelong membership on the Westpac 100 Scholars Network
  • Attendance at the Westpac Scholars Summit in Sydney

Partner Universities:

We have partnered with eight leading Australian universities to deliver the Future Leaders Scholarship. Scholarship recipients must undertake their postgraduate studies at one of the following eight universities, in a field of world-class standing:

The University of Adelaide The Australian National University The University of Melbourne Monash University The University of Queensland The University of Sydney University of New South Wales University of Western Australia

Key Dates:

18 June 2019 Applications open

7 August 2019 Information webinar @3pm

4 September 2019 Applications close (11:59pm, AEST)

9-10 December 2019 National Assessment Centre in Sydney

December 2019 Notification of outcome

16-21 February 2020 Leadership Development Program: Sydney Residential

2-3 April 2020 Westpac Scholars Summit

Visit our website for eligibility criteria and to apply. If you know someone who could be a Future Leader Scholar, please nominate them. Apply or nominate today.

Applications close 4 September 2019.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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