Women and Girls

International Women’s Day Scholarship

Do you know an Illawarra woman or girl who deserves an IWD Scholarship?

Applications close 5pm on Wednesday 9th February, 2022.

International Women’s Day Illawarra Inc will offer seven individual scholarships of $2,000 each to encourage women and girls in our community who might not otherwise have the opportunity, to expand their knowledge, skill and experience in a field of their interest or in which they have shown great potential. 

The scholarships are:

Cate Stevenson IWD Scholarship for Women (Education, Business & Community Service)

Kerryn McCann IWD Scholarship for Women (Sports)

Aunty Mary IWD Scholarship for Indigenous Women

Creative Spirit IWD Scholarship for Women (Art, Design, Music, Theatre, Photography, other)

The Beryl Lewis Scholarship for Older Women

The Dr Margaret Gardiner Scholarship for Medical Research

The Gracie Wallis Scholarship for Women with a Disability

More information and access to the application form is available here: http://iwdillawarra.com.au/scholarships/

Please note: Applicants can self-nominate or be nominated.

There is no age restriction on most, however the applicant/nominee must reside in the Illawarra defined as the local Government areas of Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama and Shoalhaven.


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