Dean's Scholars Program

Our flagship program for developing future STEM leaders in partnership with industry.

Become an industry partner

By partnering with us as a sponsor of the Dean’s Scholars Program, you will gain access to:

  • a diverse talent pool of approximately 140 high achievers studying across the STEM disciplines
  • dedicated sponsor events that profile your organisation and opportunities
  • promotion of your company that supports the next generation of STEM professionals
  • opportunities to connect with the QUT community, government, industry and the academic sector.


Future-proof your organisation by accessing the expertise of our high-achieving students.


Be seen as an organisation that supports the next generation of STEM. Showcase your work and opportunities at dedicated sponsor events.


As a key Faculty partner, connect with the QUT community, government, industry and academia.

Program details

The Dean’s Scholars Program is the flagship leadership and development program for high-achieving students of the Science and Engineering Faculty. These students are identified as being the future leaders and game changers in STEM. They are chosen based on:

  • demonstrated leadership skills and completion of innovation and development units
  • involvement in co-curricula activities, voluntary work and student clubs
  • academic achievements of a GPA of 6.0 or above on a 7.0 scale
  • professional ambitions.

Together with our sponsors, we foster leadership in STEM-linked careers through industry-led experiences, international exchange programs, professional development and mentoring.

This program is a platform for industry and academia to partner in shaping the future workforce and for Dean’s Scholars students to advance their exemplary technical skills, making them highly sought after as agile, work-ready talent.

Sponsor involvement details (PDF file, 175.3 KB)

Our sponsors

Our sponsors are known in their industries as supporters of leadership and excellence in STEM.

Premium program sponsors

Other program sponsors

Dean's Scholars alumni

Our Science and Engineering Alumni of the Dean's Scholar's (SEADS) Program brings together both graduates and current Dean's Scholars. SEADS drives networking and professional development opportunities through events between alumni members, industry and QUT.

More information about the chapter