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Application Now Open for Scholarships to Support Canada’s Leaders through The Directors College

The Directors College is pleased to offer scholarships that will support the journey to becoming an inspiring and impactful Canadian business leader and board member.

There are three scholarships in total:

  • The AFOA Canada Indigenous Leadership Scholarship (hosted by AFOA Canada’s Charity – The Indigenous Learning Centre)
  • The Board Diversity Scholarship
  • The NATIONAL Public Relations Emerging Leader Scholarship

Each scholarship covers the registration cost for one module of the our signature Chartered Director (C.Dir.) director education program in 2019.

Candidates will be considered for every scholarship they select in their application and one scholarship will be awarded to an individual. Submission for scholarships is open from October 1 to December 15, 2018.

“We know the importance of having prepared and insightful directors who have the courage to ask important questions and the ability to collaborate in the boardroom,” says Dr. Chris Anstead, Managing Director, The Directors College.We welcome applicants who are forward thinking, a change agent in their own right, and willing to tackle a broad range of problems that modern boards face every day.”

All scholarships seek candidates with experience in but not exclusive to: executive, leadership or governance roles, including both employment and volunteer positions, and demonstrated leadership in specific governance areas.

The Chartered Director (C.Dir.) program is a unique Directors Education program that raises the bar for professional standards and the dynamic relationship between corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.


Selection Criteria 2018

Application Form 2018

Previous Recipients

The Board Diversity Scholarship
Awarded to Christopher Michael Kenji Hope - 2017

The NATIONAL Public Relations Emerging Leader Scholarship
Awarded to Mark Tiu Lim - 2017

Scholarship Sponsors

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