Be 1 of 10,000 Women: Scholarship for Women

Goldman Sachs Charitable Fund with its 10,000 women initiative aims to expand the entrepreneurial talent and managerial pool in the society, especially among women.  In the Philippines, the IESE Business School and the University of Asia and the Pacific will co-develop a 150-hour curriculum Business Training Program.

The program aims to "target Filipino women entrepreneurs who want to grow their businesses."  It will offer three 50-hour modular courses spread out over three months. It is scheduled to run on the third quarter of 2009 (Newspaper ad indicated August 2009 as the starting date).  The curriculum includes classroom instruction, field learning and mentoring interventions to the selected women entrepreneurs.

Scholarships are up for grabs for qualified entrepreneurs.  It is open to women entrepreneurs:
  • with Filipino citizenship and at least 5 years of experience managing their own business
  • with at least 2 years of tertiary education or the equivalent training
  • with a sufficient level of mathematical and English communication skills
  • who have a need for financial support to pay for the Business Training Program
Visit this site to learn if you are qualified for the program and to download the application form for the 10,000 Women Business Training Program

Application forms are also available at:

The 10,000 Women Business Training Program Secretariat
UA&P School of Management
6th Flr, APEC Communications Bldg., Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Tel. no. : (02) 637-0912 to 26 loc. 207

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