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

About the Leading Innovative Change Program: 

The Berkeley University of California Program commences on 25th October  2021, it is a 6 week program that will require 6 hours of coursework per week. It is designed to help you lead innovative change change.

In Leading  Innovative Change, Berkeley-Haas professors, recognised worldwide for their forward thinking research and thought leadership, guide you to innovate your business model and reinvigorate your leadership approach.   You will strengthen your ability to foster innovation, transform your organisation, drive new levels of growth, and sustain success through continual assessment and reinvention. Become a Change Agent.

    • Week One: Seek First
    • Week Two: Make Meaning
    • Week Three: Be Creative
    • Week Four: Shift into Gear
    • Week Five: Transform Culture
    • Week Six: Communicate Change

Download the Program Brochure for more information.

Congratulations to Wendy Li from Sky City Hamilton for being the recipient of this scholarship.

Thank you to all applicants.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Leading Operational Excellence

About MIT ‘Leading Operational Excellence‘ Program: 

The MIT Program is a 6 week program that requires at least 6 hours of coursework per week. It is designed to help you lead organisational change.

In Leading Operational Excellence, senior faculty from the MIT Sloan School of Management guide you through proven processes for innovating and systematising product development, business procedures, and service design—from ideation and development to commercialisation and ongoing product/service leadership. This high-impact program is highly applicable to a broad range of industries.

Week One: Balancing Creativity and Discipline

Week Two: Process Analysis

Week Three: Analysis of Capacity

Week Four: Service Quality

Week Five: Capacity, Demand and Profit

Week Six: Operational Leadership

Download the Program Brochure for more information.

Announcement of Recipient: 

Congratulations to Daisy Brown from Hornsby RSL, NSW for being the recipient of this scholarship.   

Thank you to all applicants.

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.