Philippa Woolf Scholarship application form

Applications for the 2024 Philippa Woolf Scholarship close on 30 April. Successful applicants will be announced end of May.

Selection criteria

Applicants must:

  • Live in Australia
  • Be a member of the Australasian Women in Emergencies (AWE) Network
  • Provide a statement about why they are applying
  • Provide a letter of support from their paid or volunteer employer
  • Demonstrate the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully manage the reading required for the course
  • Be prepared to study independently and remotely for the duration of the program if required
  • Be available on consecutive Wednesdays from 4pm – 7.30pm AEST from 24 July 2024 to 11 September 2024
  • Be prepared to write a joint article with other Scholarship students reflecting on their scholarships and study experiences.

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend a short interview as part of the selection process.


Key Dates

  • 30 March Scholarship applications open
  • 17 April Scholarship overview and Q&A (1-2pm AEST)
  • 30 April Scholarship applications close
  • 30 May Scholarship recipients announced
  • 24 July – 11 September 2024 study period (Wednesdays from 4pm – 7.30pm AEST)

For queries about the Scholarships please contact the AWE Network at


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