Expressions of Interest are now open with a closing date: 30 June 2018 5pm
SSI is pleased to announce its inaugural round of scholarships. Four women will receive a 12-month package of support, including an individual business facilitator and mentorship from our team of Ignite experts. In addition, they will have direct access to a resource team to provide advice on financial management, administration and compliance, effective marketing strategies and business planning. We also offer wrap around support through our bilingual guides and industry experts in their chosen field. Each scholarship is valued at $20,000 worth of professional and specialised support.
The scholarships are open to women of all ages from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, residing in the Greater Sydney Area and with a business idea for a product or service. Explore the Ignite Small Business Start-Ups offering.
An independent panel of judges has been appointed, including Telstra, industry experts and SSI’s Ignite Program Manager.
“Each and every day in my work I see strength, courage and the entrepreneurialism of women — I am driven to create an ecosystem of support around them so they, too, can benefit from living in the best country in the world and aspire to reach their full potential.”
CEO SSI Violet Roumeliotis