IWC Water Leadership Program scholarships

IWC offers a range of scholarships which vary year to year depending on the interests of sponsoring organisations who wish to fund leadership development in the water sector.

For the 2022/23 round we are offering a total of 4 scholarships:

  • Two (2) partial scholarships funded by IWC
  • Two (2) scholarships funded by Clearwater (1 x full scholarship, 1 x partial scholarship)

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.

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18 September 2022.

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The International WaterCentre and Clearwater are proudly offering 4 scholarships for the 2022-2023 running of the Water Leadership Program.

Two IWC half scholarships (valued at $4750 each), will cover half ($4750) of the recipient’s course fees (totalling $9,500 excl GST for the program). The recipient will be required to pay or arrange for payment of the remaining $4750 (excl GST).

One Clearwater full scholarship (Metro Water Leader Scholarship valued at $9500), will cover $8500 excl GST of the $9500 excl GST program fees. The recipient will be required to pay or arrange for payment of the remaining $1000 (excl GST). The scholarship will also provide a $1000 allowance towards covering expenses associated with participating in the intensives which form part of the program (i.e. travel and accommodation). Any additional expenses are to be covered by the recipient or their employer.

One Clearwater partial scholarship (Metro Water Leader Partial Scholarship valued at $4750), will cover $4750 of the $9500 excl GST program fees. The recipient will be required to pay or arrange for payment of the remaining $4750 (excl GST). The recipient will be required to pay or arrange for payment of expenses associated with participating in the intensives which form part of the program (i.e. travel and accommodation).

Scholarships will be awarded to high-caliber candidates who clearly demonstrate potential as a future water leader and satisfies the entry criteria.

All Scholarships for the 2022/23 IWC Water Leadership Program are subject to the following general eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must have at least 3 years of work experience in the water industry/sector
  • Applicants must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident currently working in Australia.
  • 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 2022/23 IWC Water Leadership Program 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 March and August 2023 (COVID permitting).
  • 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 2022/23.
  • Scholarships are not transferable to future years or to other people.

Scholarship specific additional eligibility criteria and terms and conditions are detailed in the terms and conditions.

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

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