How to apply

Applications for Semester 1 have now closed

Semester 2 key dates
Applications open: 1 October
Applications close: 31 October
Applicants will be notified by 12 November

‘Class of 2021’ Welcome networking evening: Thursday 25 November - more information to come.


  • You must be in your final year of study of a UQ degree. All campuses and study areas are eligible to apply.
  • 35 years old and under
  • You must have demonstrated high engagement with UQ (such as student club executive, student leader, student ambassador, UQ athletic , valedictorian, scholarship recipient and volunteering)

Participation requirements

This program aims to recognise and reward the achievements students have already made, and as such, there are no nomination fees or ongoing costs.

Ongoing events and networking opportunities are offered to you as a benefit, however you are not required to attend. You will also receive special discounts and exclusive events as part of the UQ Young Alumni Program organised by the UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board.

Awards and certifications recognised by UQ Future Leaders Program:  

Your application will be automatically accepted in the ‘Class of 2021’ UQ Future Leaders Program if you are a part of the following student affiliated programs:

If you are not yet in your final year of study, but are interested in becoming a Future Leader, please complete an Expression of Interest form to be contacted about the program in the future.