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Chemistry Australia Woman Leader in STEM Scholarship

CEW has partnered with Chemistry Australia to offer one woman working in the STEM sector an incredible opportunity to undertake the Women Transforming Leadership course at Oxford Said Business School. 

About this Scholarship

Applications are open to women who are employed by Chemistry Australia member companies and their supply chain partners, and to candidates from the chemistry industry nationally. The Australian chemistry industry nationally comprises a diverse range of businesses that manufacture and/or supply chemicals, plastics raw materials and products, and services including:

  • Adhesives and sealants
  • Agricultural chemicals and pesticides
  • Environmental/air/water treatment chemicals
  • Explosives and mining chemicals
  • Fertilisers
  • Fillers and brighteners
  • Food, beverage and nutritional ingredients
  • Gas processing chemicals
  • Industrial, medical and other gases (including hydrogen, refrigerants)
  • Natural rubber products
  • Paints and coatings
  • Personal care, cosmetics and hygiene
  • Pharmaceutical ingredients
  • Photographic chemicals, dyes and inks
  • Polymer film, sheet, rigid and foam products
  • Polymers, synthetic resins and synthetic rubber
  • Pulp and paper processing chemicals
  • Repackaging, storing, blending, solutioning
  • Silicones

Who should apply?

  • Applications are open to women leaders in STEM.
  • Mid to senior executive (CEO, or no more than four levels down from CEO)
  • 5 – 10 years senior leadership experience (i.e., business unit, operational management, line, or functional management incorporating key responsibilities such as P&L management, strategic planning, and must include people leadership)
  • Endorsement from senior management or the Board of her organisation
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident

Inclusions and Obligations

  • The successful candidate must undertake the Women Transforming Leadership course at Oxford Saïd Business School, from 7 – 11 October, 2024. 
  • The scholarship will cover the fees, accommodation, and travel (return economy class flight capped at $3,000 AUD) to attend the prescribed course.
  • The successful candidate must commit to attend the whole course.
  • The successful candidate is required to write a report about their 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, CEW Connect Women.
  • The successful candidate must complete the course within 12 months of award.

**Please note that final admission to Oxford Said Business School (the School) 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 the School to identify an appropriate alternative.

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