Julia Gillard Women in Leadership Scholarship

2 July 2019

OPENS

18 September 2019

CLOSES

1

NUMBER OFFERED

University

STUDY TYPE

Leadership

SUPPORT TYPE

Western Australia

LOCATIONS

Art & Design | Business & Law | Education | Hospitality, Tourism & Travel | Humanities | IT & Communication | Medicine & Health | Rural & Agriculture | STEM

FIELD OR INDUSTRY

Variable

OPEN

The Julia Gillard Women in Leadership Scholarship has been established to encourage and support women develop the required skills to become leaders in their field.

Academically gifted female students who display leadership qualities and have the desire to develop themselves as a leader are eligible to be nominated for this scholarship.

Value

The Julia Gillard Women in Leadership Scholarship will provide one of the following options of support for the normal expected duration of the degree for which the scholarship is offered (based on a full-time study load of 200 credits per year):Once an option has been selected, it cannot be changed for subsequent years.OPTION 1

  • The cost of the student contribution fees each study period (this excludes SSAF)
  • $1,000 cash payment each semester (based on a full-time study load of 100 credits) to assist with costs associated with studying and/or living expenses
  • A one off payment of $6,000 towards an approved international study experience
  • Opportunity for mentoring with Julia Gillard (subject to availability)
orOPTION 2
  • $4,000 cash payment each semester (based on a full-time study load of 100 credits) to assist with costs associated with studying and/or living expenses
  • A one off payment of $6,000 towards an approved international study experience
  • Opportunity for mentoring with Julia Gillard (subject to availability)

Eligibility Criteria

All undergraduate degrees

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the Julia Gillard Women in Leadership Scholarship:

  • Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian or New Zealand citizen
  • Female
  • Current year 12 student in the top 5% of their high school’s graduating year and be nominated by the school principal or non school leaver who is able to demonstrate academic excellence and nominated by a professional educator
  • Selected Curtin University as a first preference through TISC to undertake an undergraduate degree by the scholarship closing date (non school leaver applicants who are not applying through TISC should contact the Scholarships Office for further information)
    • Preferences must be confirmed by the closing date of this scholarship application, and remain unchanged until the scholarship is awarded
  • Able to demonstrate leadership qualities and engagement in community service

This scholarship is not deferrable – recipients must commence their course in 2020

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