Australian Hotelier Future Leaders Scholarship

Posted on June 25, 2024

Australian Hotelier Future Leaders Scholarship

In an exciting initiative to bolster the next generation of pub leaders, Australian Hotelier has launched the Future Leaders Scholarship. This program is designed to empower and support the rising stars within the hospitality industry, providing them with the tools and training needed to excel in their careers.

Allara Learning, is proud to be the official training provider for this scholarship. With a steadfast commitment to education and skill development, Allara Learning is dedicated to nurturing talent and helping individuals reach their full potential.

“Our remit at Australian Hotelier is to provide news and insights that help improve industry operations,” explained managing editor Vanessa Cavasinni.

“The Future Leaders Scholarship allows us to make a tangible contribution in developing the next generation of pub leaders who will help to evolve and improve the industry long-term.”

Who can apply?
The Future Leaders Scholarship is open to those currently working in roles such as Assistant Venue Manager, or other specialised or junior group roles (e.g., Venue Marketing Manager, Sous Chef, Events Coordinator) in pubs across Australia. If you are eager to advance your career in the hospitality sector, this is a prime opportunity for you.

The scholarship details
The recipient of the Future Leaders Scholarship will be awarded a $5,000 leadership training program, designed to enhance their skills and prepare them for advanced leadership roles within the hospitality industry. Additionally, Carlton & United Breweries has generously donated a 4 Pines Brewery Education Session valued at $4,000 for the winner and nine finalists. This exclusive session will provide an in-depth look into brewery operations, offering invaluable insights to further enrich the learning experience and career development of our emerging leaders. This scholarship not only offers financial support but also an invaluable chance to learn from experienced professionals and gain insights that will propel your career forward.

“We are thrilled to support the Future Leaders Scholarship,” stated Peter Yeomans, general manager sales NSW/ACT for Carlton & United Breweries.

“Working with our pub partners is a foundational part of Carlton and United Brewerie’s business, and we are always looking to support the sector. We are proud to assist in finding up-and-coming pub talent who will have long and successful careers within hotels.”

Andrew Lewis, CEO of Allara Learning, emphasises the importance of this initiative:

“Fostering our emerging leaders within hospitality and providing them with the skills and education to enhance their career opportunities, is crucial for the future success of our industry. We believe a long-term career in hospitality can be incredibly rewarding with endless opportunities for growth. Leaders can leverage their transferable skills to explore entirely new avenues within the vast hotels landscape. The potential to grow and lead is limitless!”

Important dates
The Future Leaders Scholarship winner will be announced at the Pub Leaders Summit conference in Sydney on Tuesday 10 September.

How to apply
Applications for the Future Leaders Scholarship are now open and will close on 15 July. If you or someone you know fits the criteria and has the ambition to lead in the hospitality industry, don't miss this chance to apply.

For more information and to submit your application, click here.