If you’re a leader in your local community, have a willingness to help others, or enjoy thinking of new ideas to solve real-world problems, the Deakin University Young Influencer Award may be perfect for you.

Applications are open to current Year 11 students who:

  • have made an outstanding contribution to their school or local community, or perhaps a community in need in Australia or overseas
  • demonstrate a real willingness to help, coach, teach or care for others in a significant way
  • foster inclusive and supportive environments wherever they go and show a willingness to challenge preconceived ideas and the status quo
  • are strong leaders, helping to bring about change for the betterment of others
  • generate and apply new ideas and fresh thinking to real-world problems and help to deliver new solutions that make positive impacts
  • share knowledge and cultivate connections on a local level, or, far and wide
  • are committed students who have achieved above-average Year 11 results.

Recipients of our Young Influencer Award will receive a $5000 scholarship. You’ll receive a payment of $500 at your school’s 2022 awards ceremony. The remaining $4500 will be paid across your first year of undergraduate study at Deakin University in 2024.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday 9 October 2022

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