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Applications open 19 June 2023
Applications close 21 August 2023

CEW & Actuaries Institute Harvard Scholarship for Women Leaders in Data Science/AI.

A scholarship for women working in Data Science/AI

The Actuaries Institute & CEW Harvard Scholarship is open to senior level women working in data science or AI specifically, who have at least 3 years senior executive experience within this sector as part of their overall career.  This scholarship is worth up to $25,000 which includes tuition, accommodation and travel.  The successful candidate will undertake a seat at Harvard Business School for the following course:

Growing as a Purposeful Leader – Harvard

Inclusions and obligations

  • The successful candidate will undertake Growing as a Purposeful Leader – Harvard*
  • The successful candidate must commit to attend the whole course.
  • The successful candidate is required to write a report about her scholarship experience and may be asked to speak at CEW events.
  • On completion of the course, the successful candidate will become a member of the CEW alumni community
  • The successful candidate must complete the course within 18 months of award

Who should apply?

  • Senior executive (CEO, or no more than 2 levels down from CEO)
  • 3 years’ senior executive experience in data science or artificial intelligence as a part of their overall career history
  • Endorsement from senior management or the Board of her organisation
  • To be completed within 18 months of award
  • Australian citizen or resident


* Please note that final admission to Harvard is at the discretion of the Institution.  In the unlikely event that the winner is not admitted to their course CEW will work with them and Harvard to identify an appropriate alternative.





Generously supported by the Actuaries Institute