How to apply


  • 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)

Online application will be available from 1 October.

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 future.

UQ staff and community members are also welcome to nominate a Future Leader by contacting

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 2020’ UQ Future Leaders Program if you are a part of the following student affiliated programs:

Please note you will still be required to apply for the program.

 Key dates

Class of 2020 intake:
1 October 2020
Applications open
2 November 2020
Applications close
9 November 2020
Applicants will be notified of the outcome via email