Please note: All scholarships are partial scholarships which cover a percentage of the total program fee and will be awarded based on a set of selection criteria being met. Should you wish to discuss the initiative in more detail please contact Alistair Young at the office of the National Industry Scholarship Program, Women and Leadership Australia on 03 9270 9032 or via e-mail at​

Scholarships are available across three key management levels:

Experienced senior and executive leaders are eligible to apply for an $7,000 scholarship to assist their participation in the Advanced Leadership Program (ALP).

Mid-level managers are eligible to apply for a $4,000 scholarship to assist their participation in the Executive Ready program.

Early career managers are eligible to apply for a $3,000 scholarship to assist their participation in the Leading Edge program.

All women currently employed in the Australian police, defence and emergency services are invited to apply for a limited pool of scholarship funding that has been provisioned for participation in a range of leadership courses. The grants are allocated with the specific intent of providing powerful and effective development opportunities for women within the police, defence and emergency services sector.


Leadership Development Courses

Mid level leaders

Executive Ready

Early career leaders



Leading Edge

Executive and senior leaders

Advanced Leadership Program

Scholarship funding is strictly limited and has to be allocated by the end of the year. Expressions of Interest close 5pm on Friday, 14th December 2018.

Expression of Interest

Please complete the form and nominate which level of scholarship you are interested in.