MCA Offers Company Director Scholarships for Board-Ready Women in 2015

Original Story posted Sept 01 2015  by GAVIN LIND, DIRECTOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING, MCA

The Minerals Council of Australia, in partnership with BHP Billiton and Downer EDI Mining, is once again providing scholarships for talented women in the mining industry to complete the world-class Company Directors Course at the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

The scholarships are an initiative by the mining industry to encourage more female participation on mining company boards by increasing the pool of board-ready women.

This year, four scholarships are available.

The Company Directors Course provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of the major challenges facing company directors in today’s business environment, as well as equipping them with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively undertake the duties of a company director.

Applicants must be nominated by an MCA member or MCA associate member company.

Applications close on Friday 25th September 2015.

Download the scholarship and application form here.

For further information please contact James Seaford – Policy Research Officer on 03 8614 1851 or