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Forest industry scholarships for women in leadership

Forest industry scholarships for women are being offered by the Tasmanian Forests and Forest Products Network and the Tasmanian Government under the Board Diversity Government Scholarship Program. Source: Timberbiz

Women are currently under-represented on industry-based boards in a number of industries, including the forest industry and therefore the Government is partnering with the forest industry in the 2019-20 year to expand the Women in Leadership Scholarship program to encourage and support women to gain the skills and experience necessary for leadership roles in this industries.

The Scholarships will be co funded by the partners to a total of $20,000.

The program will offer opportunities to complete the Company Directors Course (CDC), or Foundations of Directorship Course (FOD), offered by the Australian Institute of Company Directors. The number of scholarships offered will depend on which courses applicants are enrolled to complete.

Applications close December 9.

Program Guidelines, application forms and selection criteria will be available

Contact Therese Taylor for any further information or assistance on [email protected]