International Scholarships


Women in Gaming & Hospitality Australasia was thrilled to offer International Scholarships in 2021. The scholarships support the continual professional development of women in our industry and recognise the skills and contribution that women bring to the gaming, hospitality and gaming related industries.

In the first half of 2021, Daisy Brown from Hornsby RSL was the recipient of the scholarship to the online Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Leading Operational Excellence program.

In the second half of 2021, Wendy Li from Sky City Hamilton was the recipient of the Leading Innovative Change scholarship, a 6-week online program by Berkeley University of California.  

Women in the gaming, hospitality and gaming related industries that are connected to Australia and New Zealand are welcome to apply for all scholarships.

Berkeley University of California

Leading Innovative Change Program 2021

This scholarship was awarded to SkyCity Hamilton’s Wendy Li.  Reflecting on her experience, Wendy says

“I would like to once again express my sincere appreciation to WGHA for this amazing opportunity. I have developed a real passion for the Gaming and Hospitality industry, and it’s my desire to continue to learn, grow and make a difference. I am very proud to have completed the Berkeley University of California Leading Innovative Change program. I am looking forward to being able to put into practice and share with my team what I have learnt from this program.” 

Read more about Wendy’s Berkeley Scholarship Experience

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Leading Operational Excellence 2021

This scholarship was awarded to Hornsby RSL Club’s Daisy Brown.  Reflecting on her experience, Daisy says

“I look forward to being able to put in to practice what I have learnt from this course, and continue to lead, and excel to drive success in my workplace.”

Read more about Daisy’s MIT Scholarship Experience

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / University of Reno (UNLV/UNR)

Executive Development Program 2019

This scholarship was awarded  to The Star Entertainment Group’s Hannah Morelos. Reflecting on her experience, Hannah says

“I am grateful and so proud to have completed such a challenging program. I know that this experience will inform the way that I move forward and the impact that I will have. The industry that I choose to be part of is vibrant, fast paced and innovative. Now, more than ever, it is also an industry that values the importance of social responsibility, diversity and inclusion. The 2019 cohort had the highest female representation to date.”

Read more about Hannah’s EDP Scholarship Experience