2018 She Leads Conference Scholarships

She Leads has secured a number of full scholarships for this year’s Conference, which ensure equal access to this one of a kind leadership event. Through the generosity of Jacq Burridge, Fiona Jolley, and the National Council of Women ACT, female-aligned attendees have a wide variety of scholarship options to suit their personal circumstances.

Jacq Burridge Scholarship

To apply for one of the Jacq Burridge scholarships, attendees should:

  • be a woman (includes female-identifying and non-binary people)
  • be a current full-time university student*
  • be a young woman (30 years and under)
  • commit to attending the event
  • write a 500-word article (by 15 August 2018) describing how attending the Conference has enriched your life

*Please note that one scholarship is available for one student from each of the following Canberra universities: University of Canberra, Australian National University, and Australian Catholic University.

Fiona Jolley Scholarship

To be eligible for a Fiona Jolley Scholarship, attendees should:

  • be a woman (includes female-identifying and non-binary people)
  • be a young woman (30 years and under)
  • commit to attending the event
  • write a 500-word article (by 15 August 2018) describing how attending the Conference has enriched your life

NCW ACT Scholarship and Zonta Club of Canberra Scholarship

To qualify for a NCW ACT scholarship or a Zonta Club of Canberra Scholarship, you must identify as a woman (including female-identifying and non-binary person), commit to attending the event, write a 500-word article (by 15 August 2018) describing how attending the Conference has enriched your life, and identify with at least one of the following:

  • identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • culturally and linguistically diverse
  • person with a disability
  • single parent
  • survivor of gendered or domestic violence
  • unwaged
  • otherwise marginalised group

ACT Government’s Community Support and Infrastructure Grants Scholarship

To be eligible for an ACT Government’s Community Support and Infrastructure Grants Scholarship,
attendees should:

  • identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • be a woman (includes female-identifying and non-binary people)
  • live in the ACT
  • commit to attending the event
  • write a 500-word article (by 15 August 2018) describing how attending the Conference has enriched
    your life

Strive to Thrive Scholarship – supported by YWCA Canberra Life Member
Betty Ferguson

To be eligible for a Strive to Thrive Scholarship, attendees should:

  • be a woman (includes female-identifying and non-binary people)
  • be a current student or past graduate of the She Leads Diploma program
  • commit to attending the event
  • write a 500-word article (by 15 August 2018) describing how attending the Conference has enriched
    your life

National Council of Women Australian (NCW) Scholarship

To be eligible for a National Council of Women Scholarship, attendees should:

  • be a woman (includes female-identifying and non-binary people)
  • be a woman who may not otherwise be able to participate to attend the Conference.
  • commit to attending the event
  • write a 500-word article (by 15 August 2018) describing how attending the Conference has enriched
    your life

Applications are now closed.