The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and Australian Government Office for Women are looking to develop the next generation of female leaders in sport. Applications open on 17 March and close on 29 April 2011 for the 2011-12 round of Sports Leadership Grants and Scholarships for Women. The ASC and Office for Women’s Sports Leadership Grants and Scholarships are offered to inspire and assist women in the sports industry to reach their full potential in leadership, through education and development opportunities.
Substantial funding for individuals and organisations is available.
Successful grant applicants can receive a one-off Sport Leadership grant of up to $5000 for individuals and up to $10,000 for organisations, and
Successful scholarship applicants can receive up to $10,000 per annum for three years with a Sport Leadership Pathway Scholarship.
The ASC invites women from all areas and levels of the Australian sports community to apply, including women involved in sport as managers, administrators, media and communication officers, coaches, officials, and women in sport governance.