The AICD welcomes applications from both members and non-members for our scholarships, which enable aspiring directors and organisational leaders from a range of sectors to participate in our world-class courses and develop their director careers.

If you fit the criteria for any of our scholarships, we strongly encourage you to apply.

If you are interested in being notified about upcoming AICD scholarships please click here and specify your area of interest.

Indigenous Business Leaders scholarships

Applications for the Indigenous Leaders Scholarship Program 2021 closed on 22 March 2021. We anticipate that applicants will be notified of the outcome within four weeks of the closing date.

International scholarships

Stay up to date on our current International scholarships being offered, as well as the latest International Scholarship Program recipients.

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has made the decision to defer the international scholarships program given the risks posed by COVID-19, and in consideration of government and health department advice on this matter.

To access a range of resources to help organisations navigate the current situation, including advice on business continuity, please visit our COVID-19 resources page.

If you have any questions or to express interest in future international scholarships, please contact our International team via international@aicd.com.au

Not-for-Profit scholarships

Applications for the 2020/21 NFP Scholarships Program closed on 12 November 2020.

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) is committed to improving society through world-class governance and the NFP Scholarships program is a key component of this commitment.

Each year the AICD makes scholarships available to the Australian Not-for-Profit sector in all states and territories, with the aim of supporting directors, senior managers, and emerging directors.

Successful applicants will undertake the Governance Foundations for NFP Directors course, which provides participants with foundational-level knowledge of governance, specific to the NFP sector.

 

Northern Territory scholarships

The Northern Territory offers a range of scholarships each year to prospective company directors. Keep up-to-date with the current scholarships being offered here.

Rural & Regional Leaders Scholarships

Applications for the Rural & Regional Leaders Scholarship Program 2021 closed on 22 March 2021. We anticipate that applicants will be notified of the outcome within four weeks of the closing date.

Tasmanian scholarships

Tasmania offers a range of scholarships each year to prospective company directors. Keep up to date with the current scholarships being offered here.

 

Victoria scholarships

Recognising the importance of supporting regional directors and members the Victoria office offers a range of scholarships each year.

2020 Geelong Regional Scholarships

We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2020 Geelong Regional Scholarship. Congratulations to Theresa Best and Jason King.


2020 Bendigo Regional Scholarships

We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2020 Bendigo Regional Scholarship. Congratulations to Carol-Anne Lever and Sarah Gee.

Western Australia scholarships

Western Australia offers a range of scholarships each year to prospective company directors. Keep up to date with the current scholarships being offered here, as well as the latest WA AICD scholarship recipients.

2019 WA NFP Partial Scholarships

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 WA NFP Short Course Partial Scholarships. Congratulations to:

Governing to Protect Vulnerable People

Nadine Carter

The Role of the Not-for-Profit Chair

Tim Mitchell

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 WA NFP Company Directors Course Partial Scholarships. Congratulations to Elizabeth Brennan, Justin O’Meara Smith, Carmelina Fiorentino, Natalie Jenkins, Josephine Buontempo and Amy Mayer.