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Indigo Strudwicke on what it’s like to apply for a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

When science communicator and researcher Indigo Strudwicke applied for a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, she was compelled to think in a way she hadn’t before. Although challenging, she says it was the most rewarding part of the process. 

Westpac Scholar Explores Gender and Resilience in Northern Kenya's Pastoralist Communities

In the heart of Northern Kenya, amidst the rugged landscapes of the Moyale region, lies a story of resilience, gender dynamics, and the fight against climate change. For Westpac Future Leader Scholar Rebekah Ash, this story was life-changing.

Tapping the alumni: Roshini Balasooriya’s tips for aspiring Westpac Future Leaders Scholars

Mental health professional Roshini Balasooriya says her biggest rush of motivation when applying for a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship sprang from talking to past recipients and, since earning the award, it’s helped open new doors for her PhD research.  

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