Disability Sector Diversity Scholarships 2017
We have partnered with the Federal Government to offer 10 full fee scholarships to women working in decision-making roles in the disability sector to undertake the Company Directors Course. The recipients of the scholarships are as follows:
||WA Deaf Society Inc
||Manager, Community Transition
||Disability Services, Department for Communities and Social Inclusion
||Regional Manager SA and Far West NSW SES Band 1
||National Disability Insurance Agency
||NT Friendship & Support
||Assistant in Nursing
||isNRM Pty Ltd
||Australian Olympic Committee Inc.
||The Deaf Society
||Senior Manager Accessibility and Capability Advice
||Commonwealth Bank of Australia
National Diversity Scholarships
During 2014 – 2016 we partnered with the Federal Government to award 195 full fee scholarships to experienced women to undertake one of the Australian Institute of Company Directors' highly regarded governance education programs. Details of these scholarships are included below.
1) Cultural Diversity Scholarships (now closed)
This program provided 55 scholarships to current and emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally and linguistically diverse female directors. In this stream, 30 scholarships for the Company Directors Course and 25 for the Foundations of Directorship program were awarded.
2) Sector Development Scholarships (now closed)
This program provided 40 scholarships to women currently working in executive roles in growth 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 were awarded.
3) Rural and Remote Scholarships (now closed)
This program provided 30 scholarships to women living in rural and remote locations to undertake the Company Directors Course (including an allocation for travel and accommodation costs) aimed at supporting and developing their executive or professional director careers.
4) Board Ready Diversity Scholarships (now closed)
This program awarded 70 scholarships to women to undertake the Company Directors Course or Mastering the Boardroom program, aimed at driving a more rapid increase in the number of women on boards and in senior leadership roles.