Advance your career with a women’s leadership scholarship

Partial scholarships of $1,000 - $5,000 are available to help women in select industries participate in our world-class leadership courses.

Courses are available for women at all levels.

Closing date extended! Apply by Wednesday 31 July 2024.

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2023 CAFBA Scholarship Program
Skills for workplace impact

A 10-week program for women at all levels, providing game-changing interpersonal and communication skills to improve your impact and confidence at work.

Scholarship

$1,000 partial scholarship

Duration

10 weeks

Commitment

1-2 hours per week (average)

Format

Online

Modules
  • Self-understanding
  • Impactful Communications
  • Productive Conflict
  • Conscious Decision Making
  • Maximising Effort and Energy
2023 CAFBA Scholarship Program
Early career managers

Delivered part-time over four months, Leading Edge is designed to enable the transition of aspiring and early career female managers into confident, capable and motivated leaders.

Scholarship

$1,000 partial scholarship

Duration

4 months

Commitment

2 hours per week (average)

Format

Online

Modules
  • Supporting Leadership Performance
  • Effective Interpersonal Communication and Feedback
  • Emotional Intelligence and Conflict
  • Career and Professional Growth
  • Elements of a Successful Team
  • Presence and Presentation Skills
  • Leading in Times of Change
Women Portrait
Mid-level managers

Delivered part-time over seven months, Executive Ready is designed to stretch mid-level leaders and propel them towards executive level performance, behaviours and mindsets.

Scholarship

$3,000 partial scholarship

Duration

7 months

Commitment

2 hours per week (average)

Format

Online

Modules
  • Leadership and Authenticity
  • Communication, Presence and Influence
  • Team Dynamics
  • Driving Performance
  • Leading Innovation and Change
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Purpose, Priorities and Professional Development
Women Portrait
Senior and executive leaders

Delivered part-time over nine months, the Advanced Leadership Program is a high-impact and challenging developmental course for senior and executive leaders.

Scholarship

$5,000 partial scholarship

Duration

9 months

Commitment

1.5 hours per week (average)

Format

Online

Modules
  • Leadership and Authenticity
  • Empowering Teams
  • Reinforcing Resilience and Wellbeing
  • Redefining Your Role
  • Progressing Diversity and Inclusion
  • Engaging with Challenge and Conflict
  • Rewiring Your Networks
  • Evolving Strategic Change
  • Communicating with Presence and Influence
  • Developing a Leadership Mindset
  • Creating Future Focus

Pathways to a world-class MBA

Our partnerships with leading universities enable WLA graduates to gain credit towards some of Australia’s most respected MBA programs.

" I found the course a great opportunity to network with other great women in leadership positions, The duration of the course provided us with the opportunity to develop a rapport with members of the group."

Angela Nicholls
Theresa Jacques (Director, Department of Intensive Care, St George Hospital) talks about her WLA course.​

Our impact

Here’s a snapshot of what our program graduates have told us:

Confidence

9 in 10 gained the confidence to advance to more senior level of leadership

90/100

Change

More then 9 in 10 improved their ability to lead change in their workplace

90/100

Workplace Skills

Nearly 8 in 10 were better able to provide effective feedback and three quarters were able to manage conflict

80/100

Progress

Nearly 8 in 10 said career progression improved

80/100

INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP FRAMEWORK

Through the Industry Partnership Framework, WLA works alongside Australian industry to create deeper awareness and action around gender equity. Widespread industry support enables WLA to reduce barriers for participation in its programs through partial scholarships partnership arrangements. For more information please contact us: mailto:info@wla.edu.au
Women holding the book

Contact Us

Scholarships are available for women at all levels. If you'd like to talk to someone to find out if you're eligible, please fill out the form and a member of our Scholarship Liaison Team will be in touch.

Alternatively, if you’d like to speak to someone please give us a call.

Courses available for women at all levels.
Closing date extended! Apply by Wednesday 31 July 2024.