Scholarships

Scholarships are available to help individuals and organisations cover all or a portion of the fees for the Tasmanian Leaders Program.

The various scholarship and their eligibility criteria are set out below.

We sometimes announce new scholarships before applications close. So check back regularly on this page and follow us on Facebook.

Tasmanian Aboriginal Scholarship

TasNetworks own, operate and maintain the electricity transmission and distribution network in Tasmania. In 2021 they are offering, in partnership with the Tasmanian Leaders Foundation, one scholarship for a Tasmanian Aboriginal person to cover the full employer fee.

To be eligible you must:

  1. Complete a candidate statement of up to 300 words outlining:
    1. The extent to which participating in the 2021 Tasmanian Leaders Program would positively impact your life;
    2. The extent to which the scholarship will assist you in your representation of, and commitment to your community, culture and the general aspirations of Tasmania’s Aboriginal People; and
    3. Any need or disadvantage the scholarship and program participation will assist them to overcome.
Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania Scholarship

As a scholarship partner, ATDC is offering a scholarship to the value of $5,600. This will cover 100% of the employer fee, to help support the leadership development of an employee from within the community alcohol and other drug sector for the 2021 Tasmanian Leaders Program.

To be eligible you must:

    1. Be employed within the community sector and specialise in alcohol and other drug work.
    2. Eligible candidates will be asked to complete a candidate statement of up to 300 words outlining:
      1. Their commitment to ongoing work and leadership in the community alcohol and other drug sectors.
      2. Their willingness to work in partnership with the ATDC to use their learnings from the TLP to help advance the Tasmanian alcohol and other drug sectors, and
      3. Details of why their organisation needs financial support to pay for their professional/personal development
Tasmanian Leaders Non-Profit Scholarship

The Board of Tasmanian Leaders is offering one scholarship of up to $2,800 to cover half of the employer fee for one successful applicant from a small community-based not-for-profit or social enterprise. The organisation must have clear social outcomes in Tasmania and the scholarship recipient must have demonstrated capacity, success and passion to lead their organisation.

To be eligible you must:

  1. Be employed by a small community-based not-for-profit or social enterprise with clear social outcomes in Tasmania.
  2. Complete a candidate statement of up to 300 words outlining:
    • Your demonstrable commitment to the Tasmanian community.
    • Your demonstrable capacity, success and passion in the not-for-profit sector.
    • Why you or your organisation needs financial support to pay for your professional/personal development.
Tasmanian Leaders Small Business Scholarship

The Board of Tasmanian Leaders is offering one scholarship of up to $2,800 to cover the employer fee for one successful applicant from a small business in Tasmania with demonstrated capacity, success and passion to undertake future entrepreneurial projects.

To be eligible you must:

  1. Manage a small enterprise or business, with considerable initiative and risk.
  2. Complete a candidate statement of up to 300 words outlining:
    • Your demonstrable commitment as an entrepreneur, including key outcomes and successes over the past 5-10 years.
    • Your demonstrable capacity to drive the development and growth of a profitable entrepreneurial business.
    • Why you or your organisation needs financial support to pay for your professional/personal development.
Scholarship application process

To be considered for a scholarship you must complete an application form addressing the eligibility criteria after you have completed your application form for the Tasmanian Leaders Program.

The process to apply for a scholarship is as follows:

  1. Complete your main Tasmanian Leaders Program application form.
  2. Indicate in that application your wish to apply for a scholarship.
  3. Submit your Tasmanian Leaders Program application form.
  4. The system will automatically provide log on access to your scholarship application form.
  5. Log on to the portal and choose ‘Scholarship form’ under ‘Applications’.
  6. Complete and return the scholarship form by 6 October 2020.
Please note the following                                              

You will not see the option for scholarship form until you have submitted your Tasmanian Leaders Program application.

We encourage you to speak with a member of staff before submitting an application for a scholarship. To do this please contact us.

If there are no suitable candidates for a given scholarship in a particular year, that scholarship will not be awarded.

An applicant may be offered a reduced scholarship.