Scholarship: WELA Weekends looking for environmentally concious people

Applications for the Queensland WELA Weekend, in partnership with Queensland Conservation Council are now open!

Designed by and for women and gender diverse people actively working for and committed to our environment, WELA Weekends are a focused dive into WELA content adapted to a shorter format and connected to the needs of the geographic community.

Organisers are looking for 20 women actively working for our environment in Queensland, from diverse communities and backgrounds in a paid or volunteer capacity to apply for a scholarship.


  • When: May 5th – 9th, 2022
  • What: 4 day in-person retreat at a local facility, connected to nature – An opportunity to develop your own leadership, while forming deep connections and relationships with other women environmental leaders in your region or community
  • What else: Online connection to WELA’s growing network across Australia; Comprehensive resources and materials

WELA aims to address the ways in which women’s leadership can transform our response to our environmental and climate crises. WELA empowers women to identify their own approach to leadership, and to recognise and step into their power to influence.

If you’re looking to take the next steps in your leadership for our environment, WELA Weekend QLD could be the opportunity you’re looking for.

You’ll find all the information you need on the website including retreat dates, program fees and scholarship information, testimonials from previous participants, and the application form.

Have Questions? You can get in touch with Libby at [email protected]. Applications close 4 March 2022. Find out more or apply.