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Emerging Leaders

The Foundation is delighted to announce the launch of the Menzies Emerging Leaders Fellowship.

In partnership with the Ethics Centre, and now AIME Mentoring and IMAGI-NATION University, this initiative will support Australian's and a global community of young people to deeply engage with ethical challenges and build leadership capability. The collaboration will continue to explore how the artifacts and collateral developed from the project can best support the education sector to deepen this engagement in the school curriculum.

The initiative aims to use cultural probes to support young people’s response to ethical issues. Based on these responses, a selected group of these young people will come together to develop the resources to support a deeper engagement with ethics and consider ways to develop the enquiry and action learning methodology to build insight and ethical capability.

Applications are now open!!


To apply, you must be in year 11 or 12 (aged 15 to 17) at any Australian school and:
  1. Download the Hello World app
  2. On the homescreen, you will see a button that takes you to the Menzies Emerging Leaders Program. Tap this
  3. Record your video response to our question ‘Inequity – what does this mean to you?’ Videos must be 30 seconds or less
  4. Record a second video of 30 seconds or less about how you would plan to use the $1k funds to support your leadership journey
  5. Upload an image that best represents inequity to you
  6. Submit your application via the app by 1st September
Leaders from the Menzies Foundation, The AIME and IMAGI-NATION {University} will select the successful applicants, who will be notified in September.