Scholarships & Fellowships


Myer Innovation Fellowship

Organisation: The Myer Foundation & Sidney Myer Fund

The Myer Innovation Fellowships will support Australia's brightest, self-directed leaders to forge breakthrough solutions and articulate actionable ideas that compel our community to respond. Fellows will take nine months away from their current role to pursue a nascent idea that has the capacity to radically shift our approaches to the challenges facing the social and environmental sectors in Australia today.

The Myer Innovation Fellowships provide recipients with the unrestricted time and support needed to develop their ground-breaking idea into a plan for action. Fellows will each receive $100,000 for their nine-month commitment to the program along with select administrative and operational support.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to step outside the routine and rhythm of everyday life and chase down an answer to the great tests we face as a nation.

Further information can be found here.

Organisation: The Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship for Design in The Performing Arts

Professional theatrical designers and makers are invited to apply for this biennial travel scholarship of $12,000 to be awarded in 2022.
Applications open on October 1st 2021 and close December 1st 2021.
For further information regarding application form and guidelines please refer here.

ASF Scholarships

Organisation: Australian Scholarships Foundation

The Australian Scholarships Foundation is the only Australian organisation solely focused on facilitating access to and scholarships for Australian NFP boards and managers to undertake education, training and development programs that improve their ability to lead and manage.


Country Education Foundation of Australia

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Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program & U.S. Diversity Fellowship

Organisation: The City University of New York

Department: Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society; The Graduate Center

Location: New York, USA

Duration: 3 months

Are you a Third-Sector professional?

Do you:

  • Aspire to lead your sector in new directions?
  • Want to increase the sector's impact in your country or region?
  • Seek networking opportunities with colleagues in the field globally?
  • Aim to strengthen community philanthropy?

If you've answered yes to any of the above, consider applying for the Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program & U.S. Diversity Fellowship.

This is a professional development opportunity for Third-Sector practitioners to support community philanthropy and help build capacity in their home countries.

  • Participate in a three-month-long seminar, including lectures and intensive sessions with seasoned practitioners.
  • Visit community foundations and philanthropic organizations to learn about their day-to-day workings.
  • Meet prominent figures in the non-profit field.
  • Join a network of over 145 alumni from 54 countries.
  • Expand your national and international networks.
  • Produce a position paper to further your work.

Churchill Fellowships

Organisation: The Churchill Trust

Location: International

Duration: 4-6 Weeks

The Churchill Trust was established in 1965 to honour the memory of Sir Winston Churchill by awarding overseas research Fellowships known as Churchill Fellowships.

Since its inception The Churchill Trust has awarded Churchill Fellowships to more than 3,700 Australians who, like Churchill, are innovative, filled with a spirit of determination and possess a strong desire to benefit their community.

Churchill Fellowships allow you to design your own research project, travel the world and further your knowledge in your chosen field, before returning to make a real contribution to Australian society.


Stanford Australia Foundation Scholarships

Organisation: Stanford Australia Foundation, Stanford University

Location: Stanford, California

Duration: Varies

The Stanford Australia Association currently offers 2 scholarships:

Stanford Australia Foundation Scholarship
The scholarship is for up to $20,000 (for course fees and economy travel) to attend a Stanford Graduate School of Business executive program.

Please visit the Stanford Australia Foundation website for more information.

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