Part 1: Women Leading the Way™ Application

This information is collected to help us assess your suitability for the Women Leading the Way™ program, and to better understand our registrant demographics. Your personal information is treated as confidential by Minerva BC and is collected and managed in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act. By completing this form, you agree to Minerva BC's Privacy Policy and SurveyMonkey's Privacy Policy.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
As part of this application process you will be required to upload the following documents. Please have all of your documents ready before you fill out this application form.

·   A reference letter from a leader that you have worked with (in a professional or volunteer capacity)

·   A current resume or a brief biography

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and interviews are conducted as applications are submitted. Get your application in early to secure a spot and confirm your professional development plans for Winter 2020. The deadline for applications is January 3rd. Subject to seat availability, applications will continue to be processed after the deadline.

If you are applying for a bursary, please submit your letter of intent along with your application by January 3rd, 2020. Decisions for bursaries will be made by January 6th, 2020. 

SELECTION

After you submit your application you will be contacted by a Minerva BC representative to schedule a 15-20-minute phone interview. The purpose of this conversation is to confirm that the program is a good fit for you and answer any questions you have.


ACCEPTANCE & PAYMENT

Successful candidates will be notified as soon as they have been accepted into the program. Payment will be requested upon acceptance into the program. Minerva accepts payment by MasterCard, Visa, American Express and certified cheque.

2020 Tuition Fees:

$3500.00 - regular
$3200.00 - non-profit


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* 2. APPLICANT INFORMATION

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* 3. I understand that I am expected to be available during the following dates to complete the program:
January 24 & 25
February 21 & 22
March 13 & 14
April 17 & 18
May 8 & 9
June 12 & 13 

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* 4. Have you participated in any other Minerva BC program or event?

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* 5. Why do you want to participate in the Women Leading the Way™ program?

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* 6. What area are you interested in making a difference in (ie. politics, business, or community) and why?

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* 7. Please provide an example of how you have demonstrated leadership qualities in your work or through your volunteer efforts.

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* 8. Please submit one reference letter from a leader that you have worked with.

Please rename the file with your details in the following format: 'REFERENCE_FirstName-LastName'

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* 9. Please submit a current resume or brief biography.

If submitting your resume, please rename the file with your details in the following format: 'RESUME_FirstName-LastName'

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* 10. From time to time we have donors who provide tuition bursaries for this program. We currently have the following opportunity available:  
 
One 50% tuition bursary is available for a woman working in STEM, with a preference given to immigrants to Canada.

To apply for a bursary, please write a personal letter indicating the following:
1)    What bursary you are applying for
2)    How this program fits with your personal and career goals
3)    Why this is the right development opportunity for you at this time
4)    How a bursary will support you in engaging in the program. i.e. demonstrate a financial need

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