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Women & Leadership Australia Development Scholarships open to RFSA Members

Thursday, 16 June 2016




Women and Leadership Australia (WLA) offers a number of initiatives to support the career progression of current and aspiring female leaders. Development scholarships, awarded to female leaders across the country, is one of a number of initiatives administrated by WLA that continues to have a significant impact on women in the Emergency Services sector, enabling them to access leadership development and invaluable peer networks.  


In line with WLA’s aim to increase the accessibility of high quality leadership development to a greater percentage of female leaders, fee support scholarships are selectively provided to assist current and aspiring female leaders in their career development journey. 


Fee support scholarships for women, remains unallocated and must be awarded prior to the end of this financial year. Fee support is available under two distinct streams.


Stream 1 - $6,000 Fee Support for Senior Female Leaders

Senior and executive level managers are invited to apply for fee support of up to $6,000 to support their participation in Australia’s most prestigious executive women’s program, the Advanced Leadership Program. View the Prospectus here


Stream 2 - $3,000 Fee Support for High Potential and Mid-Level Female Leaders

High potential and mid-level managers are invited to apply for fee support of up to $3,000 to support their participation in the Accelerated Leadership Performance Program, a unique 18 week program designed to fast track leadership capacity and accelerate career potential. View the Prospectus here


Expressions of Interest 

Should you wish to make an expression of interest in either stream, you must complete an EOI form and return it by June 30th. View the Expression of Interest Form here


Should you wish to discuss this opportunity prior to submitting an EOI please contact Women and Leadership Australia on (03) 9270 9016 or via