AAS Profile 4 - Private Sector reformers and promoters of pro-poor growth
This category of scholarship seeks to improve standards of corporate governance and delivery of services associated with sustainable, pro-poor development within commercial private sector organisations.
Profile Specific Eligibility Criteria:
This category targets applicants employed in commercial private sector organisations who can demonstrate a commitment to and a clear plan for how their qualification will enable them to add value to standards of corporate governance and contribute to improved service delivery associated with sustainable, pro-poor development. People working in Balochistan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Khyber Paktunkhwa (KP) are encouraged to apply.
Fifty per cent of awards will be allocated to female applicants. Applicants the total number of with disability or who are working with people with disability in the priority sectors are encouraged to apply.
- be applying for a course that is relevant to improved corporate Governance (e.g. Master in human
- resource development, Finance, public relations, public administration)
- meet the general minimum eligibility criteria and submit a personal statement
- have an outstanding academic background
- have a minimum of two years of work experience in the relevant field
- can demonstrate a commitment to reach IELTS band 6.5
- submit a personal statement that clearly articulates how the new skills could add value to improved
- corporate governance and to the improved delivery of services associated with sustainable, pro-poor development
- not be above 45 years of age at the time of submitting the application form
- The cost of the IELTS test will be met by AusAID for the shortlisted candidates who take the test after 27 January 2013 and are successful in the preliminary screening.
- Applicants with disability, who otherwise meet the eligibility criteria, will be supported throughout the selection processes and while studying in Australia.