Young Leaders Program North America Scholarships

These three scholarships offer recipients the opportunity to participate for one week in the on-campus residential Young Leaders Program at the University of Melbourne. The scholarships are for high-achieving American and Canadian school students interested in attending university overseas.

Applications open

31 Mar 2019

Applications closed

10 May 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $5,970

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be aged 14–17 and enrolled as a freshman, sophomore or junior at high school in the US or Canada
    • be due to graduate from high school after 2019

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on academic merit, a personal statement and a one-minute video provided by the applicant on the theme of global citizenship.

  • Application process

    Complete the application form (including personal statement, high school transcripts, link to video on global citizenship, letter of support from high school, copy of valid passport).

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Students will be notified of the results of their applications after 20 May 2019.

What are the benefits?

A one-week scholarship worth $1990, covering tuition, room and board at Trinity College, plus airport transfers, local transport for excursions, and activity fees. The scholarships do not cover airfares, visas, travel insurance or other  incidentals.

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