We are delighted to offer scholarship programs to high-performing women that support them in their director and executive careers.
National Diversity Scholarships
We are pleased to announce we have partnered with the Federal Government for a third round of Board Diversity Scholarships, which will award 140 full fee scholarships to experienced women to undertake one of the Australian Institute of Company Directors' highly regarded governance education programs.
1) Rural and Remote Scholarships (now closed)
This scholarship program jointly funded by the Federal Government provided 30 scholarships to women living in rural and remote locations to undertake Company Directors Course (including an allocation for travel and accommodation costs) aimed at supporting and developing their executive or professional director careers.
We are pleased to announce the recipients of the rural and remote scholarships.
2) Board Ready Scholarships (applications now open)
This program will award 70 scholarships to talented women to undertake our highly regarded Company Directors Course or Mastering the Boardroom program, as well as receive 12 months membership of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
The Board Ready Diversity Scholarship program is aimed at providing suitability experienced women with the opportunity to undertake world class governance education to enhance their directorship knowledge and to promote an increased representation of women on boards and in senior leadership roles.
Please read the Board Ready Diversity Scholarship program Guidelines and Selection Criteria for further information including program eligibility and terms and conditions. Applicants are also encouraged to review the sample application form prior to applying. Please note all applications must be submitted online using the link below.
Applications for the Board Ready Diversity Scholarships are currently open and will close on 1st October 2014.
3) Sector Development Scholarships (applications open in February 2015)
This program will provide 40 scholarships to women currently working in executive roles in male dominated sectors aimed at supporting and developing their executive careers. In this stream scholarships for the Company Directors Course and for the Foundations of Directorship program will be awarded.
To register your interest in the Board Ready or the Sector Development Scholarships please submit an expression of interest.
Victorian Women's Governance Scholarships
In 2012 we launched the Victorian Women's Governance Scholarships in partnership with the Victorian State Government. The program is aimed at increasing the skills, qualifications and confidence of Victorian women to enable them to join private, public and community sector boards and to effectively contribute as a Director.
The Victorian Women's Governance Scholarships for 2014 is now closed. The recipients will be announced by the end of October 2014.
Please visit our Victorian Women's Governance Scholarships page for further information on this program.
Past Board Diversity Scholarships Recipients
List of recipients in the 2012 and 2010 programs