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Participants page 2023

We are truly excited that you are joining us in 2023 for the Powerful Women Leadership Program. 
As we set up arrangements for 2023 we will post information to this page.
Once the program starts, this page will be only accessible to program participants. 

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Current numbers for the Powerful Women Leadership Program (November 2022):

  • $150,000 in scholarships for Professional Women

  • $100,000+ in scholarships for undergrad and graduate participants in the Early Career Stream

  • 24 participants in the Professional Stream (attending Summer School)

  • 24 graduates in the Early Career Stream

  • 16 undergrads registered for scholarships so far (15 scholarships still available)

  • 5 post grad (PhD) students registered for scholarships (we're adapting the program to include this cohort of important contributors to Australia's energy future ... our future researchers and educators)

Current plans for the live Summer School and Early Career Retreat:

  • location in Sydney, likely Parramatta

  • likely first 2 weeks in May 2023


Current status with applications for scholarships:

  • review of all applications for Professional, Graduate and undergraduate scholarships (COMPLETE)

  • modification of our planned approach to allocate scholarships approved by the API Board (the calibre of applicants is high so we are working with employers to see if they will fund all applicants from their organisation with scholarships shared across several people ... or to help us choose who to say no to) (COMPLETE)

  • Offers of scholarships to undergrad students (underway)

  • Offers of scholarships to graduate applicants (underway)

What to do if you receive an offer for a scholarship:

  • undergrads: you must complete the online acceptance form

  • graduates: 

Need more information: 

Students and Grads: read the updated information pack on the Early Career Stream here

Professionals: wait for information (we'll send info soon). 

What is covered in the registration fees?

For Professional stream applicants:

Registration* in the Powerful Women Professional program includes full registration to the API Summer School (including all accommodation and meals at the School hotel) including the Executive Insights modules, and additional online Powerful Women program activities.

Note registration excludes travel costs for all participants (although up to $300 is available to undergraduate scholarship awardees to assist with travel costs). 

Costs include GST. Discounts apply for staff from API member organisations in recognition of your organisation's other contributions to the operations of the API and Summer School.

Registration costs are detailed in the flyer for each stream:

- API Powerful Women Professional Program Flyer 2023

- API Powerful Women Early Career Program Flyer 2023

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