2018 True North Scholarship for Women Application

Start date/Deadline date

Jul 08, 2018

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Are you bright, enthusiastic and curious? Do you want to have a positive impact? Are you looking to chart your own course through an extraordinary career?

Bain & Company is one of the world's leading global business consulting firms, serving clients across six continents on issues of strategy, operations, technology, organisation and mergers and acquisitions. Everything we do at Bain & Company is guided by True North. True North is an unchanging and true point on a gyro-compass. It is constant, singular and not affected by factors like magnetic forces or location. For us, True North is our unswerving commitment to always do the right thing by our clients, our people, and our communities. Part of that commitment is to enable women to achieve their full potential at work and in our communities.

Bain & Company Australia is delighted to invite you to apply for our True North Scholarship for Women - open to female students in their penultimate year of university study.

Applying for the scholarship provides the opportunity to:

  • Receive a $15,000 scholarship and a Bain mentor to provide guidance and access to a vast professional network
  • Be invited to attend a one-day ‘True North’ workshop designed to inspire and equip you with practical skills to develop your leadership ability and increase your personal impact
  • Potentially receive an offer to join Bain Australia as an Associate Consultant in 2020

True North Workshop

The True North Workshop will offer a unique insight into our industry and what a career in consulting can offer you, as well as opportunities to learn and practice a number of key skills, including some of the tools our teams use to crack critical business problems. Taking part in our True North Workshop is an excellent opportunity to meet a group of high achieving young women from across Australia and New Zealand and together hear about the impact we have here at Bain. We truly believe our supportive culture can help you achieve your full potential.

Who should apply?

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be:

  • An Australian citizen or Permanent Resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • A female penultimate year undergraduate, postgraduate (non-MBA) or PhD student, expecting to graduate at the end of 2019 or mid-2020. 
  • A strong academic achiever who thrives on creating an impact
  • Someone who enjoys solving complex problems and delivering results
  • Active in community or extra-curricular activities

How to apply

Please submit the following documents (in Word or PDF format):

  • Your CV (1-2 pages)
  • Your university transcripts (unofficial transcripts will be accepted)
  • Your cover letter (1 page), addressed to Jasmine Chhabra, responding to the two questions below

Why are you interested in receiving the True North Scholarship?

What does 'True North' mean to you? Tell us about an experience/story you've had regarding 'True North.'

Submit your application by 11:59pm AEST 8 July 2018


11:59pm AEST 8 July – Application deadline

13 July – Invitations to first-round interviews and True North Workshop extended

20 July – True North Workshop

Week commencing 30 July – First-round interviews

Week commencing 6 August – Final round interviews

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