THE GAIL KELLY
GLOBAL LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP

Watch Gail's introduction to
the Global Leaders Scholarship

EXTENDING YOUR NETWORK

The Gail Kelly Global Leaders Scholarship will support Dr Kelly’s legacy by creating a scholarship program in perpetuity which will provide the opportunity for Australian and South African students to embark on a transformative exchange program. Through the study of business and exploration of a foreign economy and culture, students will broaden their horizons and hone their skills to become exceptional global leaders.

Two (2) travel scholarships will be offered each year: one for an undergraduate student from the UNSW Business School to undertake a minimum of one (1) semester of study at the Faculty of Commerce, University of Cape Town, South Africa; and one for an undergraduate student from the Faculty of Commerce, University of Cape Town to undertake a minimum of one (1) semester of study at the UNSW Business School.

"In my time as Westpac CEO, I saw the importance of Executives having a world view, and Executives developing outstanding leadership capabilities. Through this new Scholarship, I’m hoping to provide an opportunity for students to develop in both of these areas"

Gail Kelly - Global Leaders Scholarship

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ELIGIBILITY

For a UNSW student (outgoing) to be considered eligible to apply, each of the following criteria must be met:

  • Australian Citizen or permanent resident
  • Be enrolled in a UNSW Business School undergraduate degree (single or dual program)
  • Be eligible to apply for a minimum of one (1) semester of study on exchange in the Faculty of Commerce, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

For a University of Cape Town student (incoming) to be considered eligible to apply, each of the following criteria must be met:

  • South African citizen or permanent resident
  • Be an undergraduate student from the Faculty of Commerce, University of Cape Town, South Africa; and
  • Be accepted for a minimum of one (1) semester of study on exchange at UNSW Business School.

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BENEFITS

Each Scholarship recipient will receive a stipend of AUD$20,000 for the student’s semester of exchange, for on-campus living expenses and other expenses relating to their study. 

In addition to the international exchange experience, the Scholarship will also offer the successful candidates an opportunity to be mentored by Dr Kelly, allowing them to become part of a special group and a growing global network of alumni and future leaders who have shared a special experience.

Apply

It is anticipated that the first Scholarships will be awarded for international exchange in Semester 2, 2018.

Applications will open on 1st August 2017 and will close on 20th October, 2017. For further information on the scholarship and how to apply please visit the UNSW Scholarships office via the link below