2010-11 Act Women’s Director Scholarships Program, Australia

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2010-11 Act Women’s Director Scholarships Program, Australia

The ACT Women’s Plan identifies key priority areas to improve equity for women and girls in our society.

The ACT Women’s Directors Scholarships Program is a key action under this objective that aims to develop the skills and expertise of women who currently are or who aspire to be in decision-making roles.

 
Eligibility


To be eligible for a Directors Scholarship applicants must be:
(a) female;
(b) an Australian citizen or permanent resident;
(c) a resident of the ACT, or working in the ACT for the past 2 years;
(d) an aspiring director (i.e. you have taken steps to be nominated for appointment to a government or non-government organisation, board, committee or company); or
(e) a newly appointed director of a government or non-government organisation, board, committee or company; or
(f) a director-owner of a private company; or
(g) currently in a management role that requires an understanding of governance issues to effectively fulfil that role.

 
Please note: previous recipients of a Scholarship through the ACT Women’s Director Scholarship Program are not eligible to apply.
 
The Scholarships


Two Scholarships are available for the Company Directors course. The Company Directors Course is conducted by arrangement with the Australian Institute of Company Directors. The course assists with developing the skills and knowledge of directors and senior officers, thereby contributing to improved individual, company and board performance.

 
More detailed information about the course and course dates can be obtained by accessing the Australian Institute of Company Directors website at: www.companydirectors.com.au.

 
Application form and supporting information


To be eligible for consideration for a Scholarship, you must:complete and sign an application form; and address the assessment criteria.

Please forward your original completed and signed application form, including your claims against assessment criteria, plus three additional copies to the following address by COB Friday 8 October 2010:


In person:
The Secretariat
ACT Women’s Director Scholarship
Office of Women
Department of Disability Housing and Community Services
Ground Floor Lobby
11 Moore Street
Canberra City ACT 2601

Postal:
The Secretariat
ACT Women’s Director Scholarship
Office of Women
Department of Disability Housing and Community Services
GPO Box 158
CANBERRA ACT 2601

For Application form:

Further scholarship details:     Follow the attchments