Westpac Social Change Fellowship

The Westpac Social Change Fellowship supports people from all sectors with the drive to create better lives for all Australians. 10 Fellowships of up to $50,000 will be awarded to individuals who have the vision and commitment to deliver an initiative that will improve the wellbeing of Australians. The Fellowship is designed to give recipients time and space to develop the skills, knowledge and networks they will need to bring their idea to life. This may involve travel study tours, work experience, research or building stronger connections that will directly enhance their ability to lead their project. Successful recipients will also become valued members of the Westpac Scholars Alumni program.

Scholarship details

Value: $50,000 approx. total

Duration: Duration of the program

Availability: 10 scholarships offered

Application dates


This scholarship is for:

Everyone. There are no restrictions to apply for this scholarship.

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

Any in Australia

Study level:

  • Short executive courses

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • SA
  • QLD
  • TAS
  • VIC
  • WA

Eligibility Criteria

You are an Australian citizen or Permanent Resident.
You are over the age of 18.
You are applying for funds to build your capability, skills, experience and connections to deliver social change.
You are already leading an initiative to improve the wellbeing of Australians at a local, state or national level.
You have the support of the community that your initiative is seeking to benefit.
You have a keen desire to share ideas with others, to be challenged, to be inspired.

Further Information

View the slides from the 2020 information session via Apply & more.