The University of Newcastle, Australia

Regional Leadership Award

The Alumni Award for Regional Leadership requires demonstration of leadership and/or entrepreneurship initiatives with regional reach, either in Australia or overseas.

Past recipients include dynamic leaders in influencing business and commerce, regional health and government.

Nominees must comply with the following selection criteria

  • Hold a minimum undergraduate Bachelor degree from the University of Newcastle
  • Be aged over 35 years at the time of nomination
  • Demonstrate leadership and/or entrepreneurship at a regional level, in a non-academic sector.

Nominations open Friday 28 February 2020

For help with the nomination process please view the Nomination guidelines and FAQs.

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Nominations now open!