Scholarships provide opportunities for research or study within Australia and overseas. Teacher education scholarships support students, including Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, to graduate as teachers for NSW government schools in specified areas.

NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships

The NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarship program is an initiative of the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet administered by the Department of Education. The annual program is open to teachers in NSW government and non-government schools, early childhood centres, and TAFE NSW. The scholarships, funded by corporate supporters and private foundations, provide teachers with an opportunity to explore their field of expertise by visiting some of the world's most highly acclaimed schools and centres for teaching and learning.

The scholarships provide $10,000 or $15,000 to undertake a five-week study tour overseas or within Australia.

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Scholarships for prospective teachers

Get paid while you study to become a teacher. Visit Teach.NSW to find opportunities for high-achieving HSC students, university students, and career changers.

Public Education Foundation Scholarships

The Public Education Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing life changing scholarships to young people in public education, as well as their teachers and principals.

The foundation provides scholarships for students, as well as professional learning and leadership scholarships for teachers and principals in public education.

School counselling scholarships

School Counsellors and School Psychologists apply their psychological expertise to support students to achieve cognitive, emotional, social, physical and spiritual wellbeing. School counselling scholarships are available for suitably qualified candidates to join the school counselling workforce.

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