It is expected that Tuckwell Scholars will continue to give back to their community, particularly through providing assistance to other Tuckwell Scholars and at Tuckwell events. A tradition has emerged whereby our first year cohort volunteer at the Tuckwell application interview weekend, helping candidates enjoy the downtime between interviews and making sure they are in the right place at the right time. Scholars in their second year are provided with training to assist them become mentors for the incoming cohort in their third year.
In addition to opportunities within the Tuckwell Scholarship Program itself, Scholars have plenty of opportunities to take on leadership roles in their residential community and across campus through organisations such as the ANU Student Association and the Woroni student newspaper.
Tuckwell Scholars will be given first preference to undertake ANU Vice-Chancellor's leadership courses, which will count towards the completion of their degree. There are currently three Vice-Chancellor's course available under this arrangement: