Entrants are either nominated by their peers or managers, or they nominate themselves.

Each entrant may only be nominated once and are to be between the ages of 28 and 40 years old. If you are a business owner/founder or co-founder please select the entrepreneur category.

All entrants are required to complete the first assessment, which consists of a questionnaire.

The Master Judge will assess all entries and select the semi-finalists. These are the Top 10 in each category.



Each candidate will complete a short video interview and are required to answer set leadership-focused questions.The judging panel will select 5 candidates from each category, based on their video submissions and the questionnaire.



All 5 finalists are invited to attend the Rising Gala Dinner where we celebrate the TransUnion Rising Star Awards Finalists and announce the winners in each category.