Funding for Women's Leadership Development

A limited pool of scholarship funding has currently been provisioned for women to participate in a range of leadership courses.

The grants are allocated with the specific intent of providing powerful and effective development opportunities for women throughout New Zealand.


  • Experienced senior and executive leaders are eligible to apply for an $8,000 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 (WER).


  • Early career managers are eligible to apply for a $3,000 scholarship to assist their participation in the Accelerated Leadership Performance Program (ALPP).


Please note: All scholarships are partial scholarships which cover a percentage of the total program fee. For details on full program fees please see the relevant course brochure below.

Scholarship funding is strictly limited and Expressions of Interest close Friday 15th December 2017.

Scholarships 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 New Zealand on +61 3 9270 9032 or via e-mail at

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

The Advanced 
Leadership Program

Join fellow executive and senior leaders at the forefront of their organisations and industries in a program designed to develop critical and systems thinking in order to take genuine ownership of their complex responsibilities.

Women and leadership new zealand advanced leadership program

The Accelerated Leadership Performance Program

Designed to fast track the leadership performance and confidence of high potential, early leaders and managers in preparation for long term career success.

Women and leadership New Zealand Accelerated leadership program
Women and Leadership New Zealand Executive Ready

Executive Ready

Mid to senior level leaders are stretched to develop the behaviours and mindsets of executive level performance. With significant emphasis on applied learning participants rapidly enhance their leadership abilities, capacity and confidence in their skills.



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