We'd love to welcome you to our Young Leaders programs! Please complete the July or December Application Form and attach all supporting documentation outlined below. There is no application fee.
Application closing dates
Young Leaders July Program 2013: 24 May 2013
Young Leaders December Program 2013: 25 October 2013
Along with your Application Form please attach:
personal statement explaining why you wish to join the Young Leaders Program (approximately 300 words)
supporting statement from a school teacher or administrator
passport sized photograph
Australian applicants from schools with a Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) affiliation (who hold an Indigenous Youth Leadership Program scholarship) are asked to indicate this in their application.
Young Leaders July Program Application Form
Young Leaders December Program Application Form
There are a number of scholarships available for the Young Leaders programs in 2013:
This is a full scholarship for students applying from Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander descent. Students need to complete the Young Leaders Application Form along with a supporting statement from their teacher or school administrator.
Low SES Scholarships
This is a full scholarship for students applying from a low socioeconomic background. The scholarship will be awarded based on a statement of financial need (100–200 words) that has been signed by a teacher or administrator of the applicant’s school along with supporting evidence (eg healthcare card etc).
This is a full scholarship for students applying from a refugee background. Students need to complete the Young Leaders Application Form along with a supporting statement from their teacher or school administrator verifying their refugee status.
To apply for any of these scholarships please complete and include:
Applicants should demonstrate a passion for the program, strong academic performance and the desire to learn. Scholarships are awarded based on personal statement and supporting statement from school representative.
The University of Melbourne, in conjunction with Trinity College, gives students from Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia the opportunity to win 50% and 100% scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to students who enter and win the annual essay writing competitions conducted in each country. Students wishing to enter the competition or find out more information should contact:
Vietnamese Essay Writing Competition
Le Lan Anh (Ms)
Senior Marketing Officer IDP Education
53A Le Van Huu Str,
Hai Ba Trung Dist, Ha Noi
T: + 84 4 3943 9739 Ext. 404
Indonesian Essay Writing Competition
Denok Sri Sukartinah
Country Manager Indonesia Office, the University of Melbourne
Wisma Budi Suite 302 – 3rd floor,
Jl. HR Rasuna Said Kav C-6 Kuningan Jakarta 12940
T: +62 21 520 0407
Malaysian Essay Writing Competition
Country Manager (Malaysia), International Office Network
The University of Melbourne (Malaysia Regional Office)
Menara Maxis, 36th Floor,
Kuala Lumpur City Centre,
T: +603 2615 7319