Student Ambassador Program submissions close 22 June

Student Ambassador Program submissions close 22 June

Do you know a great student leader? 

We are excited to announce that submissions have opened for our new 2018 Student Ambassador Program. We invite schools to nominate a student from their school who demonstrates a strong sense of social justice, a passion for literacy, and great leadership skills.  

The program nurtures these young leaders and empowers them to advocate the work of the ILF and run a Great Book Swap event in their local community. 

Ten students from around Australia will be selected. They will receive...

  • A lunch meeting with an ILF ambassador, such as Jessica Mauboy or Josh Pyke (subject to availability)
  • The chance to receive a school visit from a remote community school (Melbourne and Sydney schools only)
  • Mentoring support to develop skills
  • The opportunity to attend Indigenous Literacy Day events as a VIP
  • The chance to have their story and school showcased on our website and in media

Why should your school elect a student ambassador?

  • Promotes leadership skills (public speaking, writing and organisational skills)
  • Engages school in a social justice initiative
  • Promotes students' career prospects and connects them with likeminded ambassadors
  • Helps students build knowledge, empathy and a sense of agency in making a difference

Details of entry (closes Friday 22 June)

Enter the running via video entry! Why video? We want to get to know the real 'you', off paper. We encourage students to get creative with their entry and show us why they would make a great ambassador for our Foundation. 

 

1. DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM HERE 

2. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION HERE

 

  • Posted 20 May, 2018

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