Graduate Certificate in Water Leadership

We are offering one full-tuition scholarship annually to Australian or New Zealand citizens, or Australian permanent residents, to study the Graduate Certificate in Water Leadership.

The scholarship will be awarded to a high-caliber candidate who clearly demonstrates potential as a future water leader.

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Applications close
30 September 2019.

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Full-tuition scholarship

We are offering one full-tuition scholarship annually to Australian or New Zealand citizens, or Australian permanent residents, to study the Graduate Certificate in Water Leadership.

Value for this scholarship is AU$16,000.

Please note: the final number and value of scholarships awarded will remain at the discretion of IWC and will depend on the quality of applications received.

Entry requirements and terms and conditions

All Scholarships for the IWC Graduate Certificate in Water Leadership are subject to the following general eligibility criteria:

  • a completed undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an internationally-recognised institution
  • applicants must have at least 3 years of work experience in the water industry/sector
  • be able to communicate clearly in English
  • applicant’s work supervisors must understand the nature of the program and support their application.

All Scholarships for the IWC Graduate Certificate in Water Leadership are subject to the following general terms and conditions:

  • Full participation in all elements of the program is expected. This includes the ability to travel to Brisbane to physically attend the two face-to-face training sessions in February and July 2020.
  • If an applicant is offered a scholarship but fails to formally accept the scholarship (i.e. in writing by email) within 3 days, the scholarship may be offered to another applicant.
  • Scholarship recipients will be guaranteed a place in the program in 2019/20.
  • Scholarships are not transferable to future years or to other people.
  • Scholarship recipients may not hold another form of scholarship to allow them to participate in the IWC Graduate Certificate in Water Leadership unless approved by the IWC.
  • Scholarship recipients will be required to collaborate with the IWC’s marketing department to provide photos, interviews and/or written testimonials for promotional purposes.
  • At the completion of program activities, scholarship recipients will be required to write a short ‘reflection report’ for their managers and the IWC. This report will provide: 1) An overview of the program from the scholarship recipient’s perspective. 2) A description of positive outcomes / benefits that resulted from the program from the scholarship recipient’s perspective. 3) A summary of how the participant plans to use new knowledge, skills, ideas and relationships from the program to advance integrated forms of water management in the future.
  • Scholarship recipients will also be required to provide a short presentation to the IWC during or shortly after the end of the program. The presentation will cover the benefits the recipient has gained from the program and include a presentation of their individual leadership development project. Fuller details of who the presentation should be made to will be communicated to recipients by the organisation funding their scholarship during or shortly after completing the program.
  • The IWC reserves the right to terminate any participant’s involvement in the leadership program in the event of unprofessional behaviour.
  • The decision of the scholarship assessment panel is final and not subject to negotiation.

 

Applicants who apply for the scholarship must first apply for admission in to Griffith University and meet the admission requirements.

Click here to access the link to the online Griffith University admission application form.

Applications for the Graduate Certificate in Water Leadership Scholarships are completed via an online link. Online applications for the scholarships open on 1 July and will close on 1 October 2019 for domestic applicants.

Click here to access the link to the online IWC scholarship application form.

If you want to save your application and come back to it later, click on ‘Save Answers and Resume Later’ at the bottom the page. Please copy the URL link provided and save it in a safe place. You can only use the URL link for maximum of 30 days to resume answering questions on the form. After 30 days the link will expire and you will have to start a new application form.

For more information, please view the Terms and Conditions for this scholarship.

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