Feature articles

2024 Future Leaders have big ideas for the future

From a budding scientist using lasers to combat superbugs,  to an agricultural researcher tackling food scarcity in the face of climate change, our 2024 Westpac Future Leaders are tackling some of Australia’s greatest challenges head on to drive positive change.

Three reasons to apply for a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

Let’s face it, applications are daunting. But as I found out through my own experience, some unexpected joys and learnings can be taken from putting together a scholarship application. Here are three reasons that I feel make applying for a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship a really valuable experience.

Empowering Indigenous youth with education

2021 Westpac Future Leaders Scholar, Jake Louthean, is a proud Noongar man who grew up on Menang Country. We spoke with Jake recently about his experiences as a Westpac Scholar and the learnings he’s taking into the community as he seeks to empower Indigenous youth through educational opportunities of their own.