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The United Nations general assembly

Scholarships open for 2019 UN Commission on the Status of Women

25 July 2018
Applications close 13 August
Dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is supporting a student scholarship to attend the 2019 Commission on the Status of Women. In addition to travelling to New York, the program includes private meetings with policy experts, relevant civil-society organisations, department secretaries, ministers and journalists.

The scholarship place is fully funded and includes all domestic and international flights, accommodation, breakfasts, visas, insurance, and registration fees.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Australian citizen or permanent resident;
  • Aged 18 to 30;
  • Available to travel to Poland or New York for the specified dates; and
  • Able to commit 5 hours a week to the program.

The CSW Scholarship is ideal for students with an interest in gender equality, women's empowerment and international development. The program has a strong international element so we encourage young Australians with a global perspective to apply.

For more information on how to apply visit:

Applications Close Midnight Monday 13 August