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The Company Directors course, first run in 1975, is one of the most established programs in the world and has played a vital role in improving director knowledge and governance standards in Australia.

With an average 3000 participants each year this is your opportunity to join a community of directors that are shaping the future of governance in Australia.

This scholarship was made possible with the support of DWS.

Congratulations Andrew Major – HESTA, winner of the AICD scholarship 2019



How do I apply?
To apply for the AICD  Scholarship click on the ‘Apply Now’ tab to download an application form and save it to your desktop (it is a writeable .pdf). Return completed application via email to Cc
If you need assistance please phone (02) 9261 5155.

What is the selection panel looking for?
The selection panel is looking for concise, relevant and informative responses to the questions posed in the application form. In a two or three paragraph response provide a strong ‘business case’ as to why you should receive a Scholarship this year. Consider how the content of the AICD would assist you in meeting your professional and career goals, or in achieving specific KPIs. Try to be clear and direct and help the selection panel understand how the Scholarship opportunity would be helpful to you.

Who is on the selection panel?
Your application will be treated with the strictest confidence at all times by our selection panel. The panel will consist of sponsors, FEAL Directors and former winners.

Key dates to remember
Applications close Wednesday 13 February 2019

I have submitted an application previously but was not successful – should I apply again?
Former applicants are encouraged to apply. Review your previous Scholarship application and consider how you could improve it. Ensure the question responses reflect your current thoughts and needs.

I am not a FEAL member. Can I still apply?
The ability to receive FEAL scholarships is one of the benefits of FEAL Membership. If you are not currently a member of  FEAL then why not apply for membership and a scholarship at the same time. All FEAL members, whether new or existing, are eligible to receive a Scholarship.
Click here for membership details.

Congratulation to Alison Anthony of ESSSuper the 2018 recipent of the AICD scholarship.

“Thank you FEAL very much, for this generous opportunity. It’s has been amazing – I have learnt so much at so many different levels – substantive content and the networking that the course has afforded me. The quality of the coursework and facilitators was terrific. All round a very good experience”.

Congratulations to Paul Howard of REST Industry Super the 2017 recipient of the AICD scholarship.

Congratulations Sophie Sigalas of HESTA the 2016 recipient of the AICD scholarship.

Congratulations Lee Scales of UniSuper the 2015 recipient of the AICD scholarship.


Term and Conditions

  • Applications received after the specified deadline will not be considered.
  • The decision of the selection panel is final and no subsequent correspondence will be entered into.
  • The AICD  Scholarship is only open to FEAL members and applicants must be employed with their fund at the time of the Scholarship.
  • Non members are eligible to apply. If successful you must join FEAL to receive your Scholarship.
  • Successful applicants may be called upon to deliver a report to FEAL members.
  • FEAL Directors are not eligible to apply.
  • The Scholarship covers the cost of the AICD course
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