Australia & Indonesia International Trade Scholarship

Building on CEW’s existing Scholarship Program, this partnership would develop a scholarship for one Australian woman working in international trade or looking to promote trade and investment between the two countries. This could contribute to the strengthening of people-to-people connections and growing the network of women pioneering stronger trade and investment relations between Australia and Indonesia.

An equivalent scholarship for an Indonesian woman working in international trade or looking to promote trade and investment between the two countries would be supported by the Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE).

Applications will be open to candidates nationally and one scholarship will be awarded to the value of AUD$20,000 financed by DFAT.

Selection criteria:

2022 Scholarship Inclusions and obligations:

The course is chosen by the applicant (with demonstration of relevance to international trade) OR the applicant may select: INSEAD Leading Across Borders & Cultures  Leading Across Borders and Cultures Overview | INSEAD  (5 day course commencing October 17th – so meets the end of year deadline) – pending confirmation from INSEAD that a spot may be held for a participant.

 Scholarship Schedule:

Applications open from Wednesday, 27th April – Friday, 20th May 2022.



The winner is obliged to provide a report of their scholarship experience at the completion of their course. They also give verbal feedback about the application process directly to the Scholarships committee.

Winners will feature in the promotion of any future Australian International Trade Scholarships.

On completion of the course, the recipient will become part of the CEW Connect community. The winner will be encouraged to be active within the community by supporting other members in a mentoring capacity, organizing networking events, speaking at future Leaders Programs, contributing to the Connect newsletter and promoting CEW advocacy work.

This scholarship is supported by the Australian and Indonesian governments as part of the Indonesia – Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) Economic Cooperation Program (ECP), known as Katalis. The scholarship forms part of both government’s commitment to women in leadership, including in trade and investment between the two countries. For further information about Katalis please visit:

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