Improve your performance - apply for a Scholarship!

AIM WA has offered an annual Scholarship program for over 25 years. The program provides an excellent mechanism for the Institute to support the broader community and continue to work towards its vision of shaping management, leadership and organisational excellence in Australia and our region.

AIM WA recognises the work of not-for-profit (NFP) organisations and aspiring professionals in the community, wishing to embark on professional development.

The Scholarships provide training up to the value of $3,000 for organisations and up to $4,000 for individuals that can be used to fund participation on a selection of Open Programs offered by the Institute*. Across two categories the Scholarships are a unique opportunity to "train up", whether you're looking for a qualification or to up-skill in a specific field, the extensive suite of Open Programs has something for everyone!


2018 Applications Now Open!

Scholarships may be redeemed in the following fields:


  • Personal Development and Professional Skills
  • General Management and Leadership
  • Supervision, Frontline Management and WHS
  • Project Management and Process Improvement
  • Sales and Marketing
  • HR, Training, Finance and Administration
  • Computer Training.

Scholarships are awarded in two categories:

Organisational

We invite organisations from civic and voluntary groups, charitable and welfare groups, church groups and other not-for-profit organisations to apply. Organisations are asked to submit the application form with a one page summary outlining:

  • A brief background on the organisation.
  • Why the organisation should be chosen to receive a Scholarship.
  • And, how the organisation would benefit/ use an AIM WA Scholarship.

Download Organisation Application Form here.

Individual

The Individual Scholarships are broken down into two sub categories:

a) Ben Scott Young Professional

The Young Professional Award is dedicated to Mr Ben Scott was involved in the formation of the Institute in 1957 before becoming President from 1962 - 1964. Throughout his life, Ben remained heavily involved with the Institute and showed incredible dedication and commitment to the Western Australian Leadership community.

This category is tailored for ambitious young professionals under the age of 35 years in a management or leadership role, wishing to embark on professional development. 

Applicants are required to submit the application form and a one-page summary outlining:

  • Their current or recently acquired management or leadership role.
  • Their interest in professional development (for both them and their organisation).
  • And, intent for use of the Scholarship ie. specific AIM WA Open Programs of interest.

b) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

This category is tailored for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders wanting to undertake professional development opportunities with AIM WA.

Applicants are required to submit the application form and a one-page summary outlining:

  • Their current or recently acquired management or leadership role.
  • Their interest in professional development (for both them and their organisation).
  • And, intent for use of the Scholarship ie. specific AIM WA Open Programs of interest.

Download Individual Scholarship form here.

Applications and enquiries

Applications for the 2018 Scholarships close on Wednesday 20 December 2017 .

Please contact Kaylee Ashby or Laura Padrotta for more information by emailing scholarships@aimwa.com.

Congratulations to all the 2017 Scholarship winners!

Ben Scott Young Professional

Lorena Castelo, Manager Volunteer Services, Volunteering WA
Niki Comparti, Marketing and Communications Senior Coordinator, Cancer Council WA
Eiligh Graham, Wadjemup Walk Trail Coordinator, Rottnest Island Authority

Organisational

  • Ability Centre
  • Access Housing
  • Advocare
  • Australian Breastfeeding Association
  • Bladder and Bowel Health Australia Inc
  • Cahoots
  • Cat Haven
  • Centacare Employment and Training
  • Country Arts WA
  • Dismantle
  • EDGE Employment Solutions
  • Facey Group
  • Fairbridge WA
  • Foodbank of Western Australia
  • Fremantle Press
  • Fremantle Women's Health Centre Inc
  • General Gumala Foundation
  • Glass Jar Australia
  • Goldfields Individual and Family Support Association
  • Good Samaritan Industries
  • Gumala Aboriginal Corporation
  • Holyoake
  • Identity WA
  • Indigenous Community Volunteers
  • Kidsafe WA

  • Kira Incorporated
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of Western Australia (MSWA)
  • National Disability Services
  • Netball WA
  • Nyoongar Wellbeing and Sports
  • Paraplegic Benefit Fund (PBF) Australia
  • Perth Children's Hospital Foundation Ltd
  • Raine Medical Research Foundation
  • RSPCA WA
  • Senses Australia
  • Shelter WA
  • Spacecubed
  • Sports Challenge Australia
  • Surfing WA
  • Swancare Group
  • Telethon Speech and Hearing
  • The Girls' Brigade Western Australia
  • The Smith Family
  • Therapy Focus
  • VisAbility
  • Volunteer Task Force
  • West Australian Ballet
  • West Australian Symphony Orchestra
  • Wheatbelt Mens Health Inc
  • Youth Focus

In 2017, AIM WA awarded 41 Scholarships to a diverse range of NFP organisations and three individuals. Recipients gathered in the Auditorium on Thursday, 23 March...

2017 Scholarship Recipients - Ceremony

Edge Employment

Organisational Winner

Edge Employment Solutions
Patrick Moran, Managing Director

     Nyoongar Wellbeing
Organisational Winner

Nyoongar Wellbeing and Sports
Jarred Franey, Community Development Officer

Eilidh Graham - Ben Scott Young Professional


Ben Scott Young Professional Winner

Eilidh Graham

Lorena Castelo - Ben Scott Young Professional


Ben Scott Young Professional Winner

Lorena Castelo

 * Terms and conditions apply to Scholarship use.

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