Our annual Top100 Future Leaders Awards are now open for applications!
The Top100 Future Leaders Competition is open to all students studying at an Australian University into 2023, including International Students. These awards are not judged on GPA, so everyone has an equal opportunity to apply!
- Want to be recognised as one of Australia’s top future graduate talents?
- Have your name printed in The Australian Financial Review?
- Gain exposure to Australia’s top graduate employers?
- Practice & receive invaluable feedback whilst undergoing interviews, a psychometric test & an assessment centre?
- Make new friends and connections with students from other universities right across Australia?
This year there are 13 unique award categories for you to choose from, open to a wide variety of disciplines! Read on for our brief breakdown of the awards, their sponsors, and who exactly they’re looking for!
Ashurst Law Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying a degree or discipline majoring in Law; ideally a LLB or Juris Doctor at an Australian University into 2023
Seeking: highly analytical students with an interest in corporate and commercial law
Ashurst is truly global firm with a reputation for high performance, a wealth of industry experience and a refreshingly open and diverse culture.
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Accounting Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying a degree or discipline majoring in Accounting at an Australian University into 2023
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) represents more than 125,000 financial professionals around the world who are known for their integrity, financial skills, adaptability and the rigour of their professional education and training.
Clifford Chance Social Impact Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying Law or a Law/Business double degree at an Australian University into 2023
Seeking: those who have shown an interest in pro bono work and/or volunteered in the community to foster social change
Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms with significant depth and range of resources across five continents.
Coles IT Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying IT-related degrees at an Australian University into 2023
Seeking: those looking to make a meaningful impact for millions of Australians
Over the last century, Coles Group has evolved into an iconic portfolio of leading retail brands with a goal to sustainably help all Australians lead healthier, happier lives.
EY Innovation Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying ANY discipline at an Australian University into 2023
Seeking: talented students with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better
As a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy and transactions and consulting, EY's ambition is to solve the world’s toughest problems. Now more than ever they need talented students from diverse degrees and backgrounds to help clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.
Goodman Fielder FMCG Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Research and Development, Marketing, Food Science/Technology/Nutrition, Supply Chain and Transport & Logistics at an Australian University into 2023
At Goodman Fielder, their purpose is to make everyday food better for everyone. They believe they can make a real difference to people’s lives, and the communities they live in through food. Their culture allows them to attract, retain and develop the best people and build better leaders.
Jacobs Sustainability Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying one of the following disciplines or similar at an Australian University into 2023 - Engineering (Civil/Structural, Environmental, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Geotechnical, Power/Renewable Energy), Environmental Science, Geology, Architecture, Project Management, Sustainability
Seeking: students who have a passion for environmentally sustainable solutions
At Jacobs, every day is an opportunity to make the world better, more connected, more sustainable.
Lendlease Placemaking Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying Construction & Project Management, Property Development & Economics, Civil/Structural Engineering, Architecture or Double Degree of any of the above with Commerce at an Australian University into 2023
Lendlease is a globally integrated real estate and investment group with core expertise in shaping cities and creating strong and connected communities.
Quantium Data Science Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying Actuary, Maths, Science or Statistics at an Australian University into 2023
Quantium is a global leader in the application of data analytics and engineering, helping individuals, organisations and society solve important problems using data. They have a track record of innovation and combining the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities and they're proud of it!
Suncorp Resilient Communities Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying Agriculture, Science, Humanities, Business & Commerce or Risk at an Australian University into 2023
Building futures and protecting what matters – the focus of Suncorp company for over 100 years. It is based on a strong conviction; they are a sustainable and responsible financial services Group that helps our customers, people, shareholders and communities to prosper.
Unilever Sales and Marketing Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying Sales, Marketing or FMCG at an Australian University into 2023
Seeking: those looking to put their fresh thinking into action, use their unique perspective to grow beyond limits and make a positive impact on the world
Unilever are one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies known for their great brands and the belief that doing business the right way drives superior performance.
Westpac Banking, Insurance & Financial Services Top100 Future Leader Award
Open to: students studying any degree or discipline, majoring in Economics or Finance at an Australian University into 2023
Westpac is Australia’s first bank and oldest company, one of four major banking organisations in Australia and one of the largest banks in New Zealand. At Westpac Group, employees are empowered to make a difference, speak their truth and discover what success means to them.
Transition Hub First in Family Top100 Future Leader Award
You may additionally choose to opt into this award if you are eligible.
Open to: students studying any discipline at an Australian University into 2023 who are the first in their family to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate education.
Seeking: those who are embracing new pathways to carve out future success through their education
Transition Hub is a purpose-driven career accelerator designed for the future of work. They work with organisations and industries to prepare their future workforces, with a holistic approach that focuses on skills, strengths, clarity, and capability.