Scholarships now available for women to undertake leadership development


Please complete the form prior to 5pm on Friday 31st of July and nominate which course you are interested in.

A range of full and partial scholarships are available for HEIA women members. Scholarships will be awarded on merit through a written application process contained in an application form. Applicants being awarded the partial scholarship will be required to pay a balance to undertake the program.

Please note: Should you wish to discuss the initiative in more detail please contact Johnny Volwerk at the office of the National Industry Scholarship Program, NESLI on 0402 052 077 or via e-mail at

All HEIA women members are invited to apply for a range of scholarship funding options that will support participation in either NESLI's Advanced Leadership Program (ALP) or Middle Leadership Program (MLP). The grants are allocated with the specific intent of providing powerful and effective development opportunities for HEIA women members. Successful scholarship recipients will be awarded their funding at the next HEIA National Conference.​

Scholarship funding is strictly limited and applications close  Friday, July 31 , 2020.​

women's advanced leadership program (ALP)

One full scholarship and five $1,500 scholarships available

Created to provide tailored development and support to Australia’s growing pool of senior female school leaders, the ALP is enabling the advancement of high potential women across all school sectors.​


  • Mindful and Authentic Leadership
  • Conflict and Feedback – The DNA of Performance
  • Mastering Influencing and Negotiation
  • Leading Innovation and Change
  • Creating My Pathway​

women's middle leadership program (mLP)

One full scholarship and five $1,500 scholarships available

The Middle Leadership Program is designed to help aspiring and existing middle school leaders better understand and take ownership of their role as leaders.​

  • Leading from the Middle
  • Communication, Negotiation and Influence


  • Fostering Exceptional Teamwork
  • Leading Learning Environments​

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