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What is it

The World Rugby Women's Executive Leadership Scholarship programme offers opportunities for professional and leadership development for women in its Member Unions and Regional Associations. It is open to women who are currently involved in rugby at governance or senior management level or have the potential to be a senior manager within the sport or on a union or region board within two years.

Since 2018 eight scholarships have been awarded in the Oceania region. 

World Rugby Women's Leadership Development Scholarship

The World Rugby Women’s Leadership Development Scholarships are open to women who meet the criteria below:

  • Are currently involved in rugby at the governance level as a board member*; or
  • Are currently involved in rugby at a senior management level*; or
  • Have the potential for either of the above within 2 years.

*This does not have to be in the national union but may be in a provincial union.

Program overview can be found here. DOWNLOAD PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Application for the 2022 Scholarships have closed.

If you have any questions regarding the World Rugby Women's Leadership Development Scholarship or Women in Rugby in Oceania please contact info@oceaniarugby.com.

Scholarship Recipients