Scholarship Information

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 2021/22 round we are offering a total of 7 scholarships:
  • Four (4) scholarships funded by IWC (4 x half scholarships)
  • Three (3) scholarships funded by Clearwater (2 x full scholarships, 1 x partial scholarship)

For IWC half scholarships (valued at $5250 each), each scholarship will cover half ($5250) of the recipient’s course fees (totalling $10,500 excl GST for the program). The recipient will be required to pay or arrange for payment of the remaining $5250 (excl GST).

For Clearwater full scholarships (Indigenous Water Leader, and Metro Water Leader Scholarships valued at $10,500 each), each scholarship will cover $9500 of recipient’s course fees (totalling $10,500 excl GST for the program). 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.

For the Clearwater partial scholarship (Metro Water Leader Partial Scholarship valued at $4000 each), each scholarship will cover $4000 of the recipient’s course fees (totalling $10,500 excl GST for the program). The recipient will be required to pay or arrange for payment of the remaining $6500 (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).

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.
General eligibility criteria and terms & conditions

All Scholarships for the 2021/22 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
  • 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 2021/22 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 February and July 2022 (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 2021/22.
  • Scholarships are not transferable to future years or to other people.

Scholarship specific additional eligibility criteria and terms and conditions are detailed on the website here

Closing Date

All Scholarships for the 2021/22 IWC Water Leadership Program will close at midnight 16th September 2021. 

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