Female Founders Certified Chair Scholarship - Now Open

Advance Queensland and the Advisory Board Centre are offering 12 entrepreneurial and innovative Queensland women to undertake the Advisory Board Centre’s Certified Chair™ Executive Program in 2022 to support the development and participation of women at a board level.

The Advisory Board Centre is proud to be partnering with the Queensland Government to increase the participation rates of innovative female founders in Queensland along with providing support to female founders who are in the growth phase and need assistance to achieve their ambitions.

The fully funded Certified Chair™ Executive Program – Female Founders Scholarship includes:

  • Participation in the Certified Chair™ Executive Program (2 day in person program held in Brisbane CBD)
  • 12 month Professional development and networking as part of the Advisory Board Centre professional community
  • Guided support to build your professional profile to participate in committees, advisory and governance boards

All applicants must meet the following criteria in order for their application to be considered.

  • Participating individuals must identify as female
  • be a resident of Queensland
  • have founded or co-founded a business that is innovative, unique and/or technology-focused or demonstrated executive experience guiding a Queensland enterprise that is innovative, unique and/or technology-focused
  • never been subject to an order banning them from being a director, from providing financial services or from engaging in any other business related activity

The application process starts with completing the Expression of Interest form below. Eligible applicants will be invited to participate in a Discovery Session prior to final determination of participation.

Click here to apply now

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