Cultural Diversity Scholarship program

The Cultural Diversity Scholarship program is jointly funded by the Australian Government and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. This program is aimed at supporting an increased representation of women on Australian boards and fostering emerging female talent.

The Cultural Diversity Scholarship program will award:

  • 55 scholarships to suitably experienced women to undertake our highly regarded Foundations of Directorship program (25 scholarships) or Company Directors Course (30 scholarships); and 
  • 12 months’ membership to the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
To be eligible for this program an applicant must be female and identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or come from a culturally or linguistically diverse background. 

Please review the program Guidelines and Selection Criteria and Frequently Asked Questions prior to applying for the program to ensure your eligibility.

Applications have now closed. Scholarships will be awarded during the week of the 14 September 2015.