School counselling scholarships

Scholarships are available for psychology graduates to join the school counselling workforce and work in rural and metropolitan NSW public schools

If you're a psychology graduate who wants the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of young people, then the School Counselling Service Scholarship Programs may be what you're looking for!

For more information, please contact Vicki Melitas, Psychology Service Development Coordinator, on (02) 7814 2988 or vicki.melitas@det.nsw.edu.au

Rural Scholarship Program

2021 Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology) at Charles Sturt University

Rural scholarships support psychology graduates to complete the Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology) at Charles Sturt University, and become a permanent school psychologist working in rural and remote NSW public schools.

Graduates will gain valuable knowledge under the guidance and supervision of experienced school counsellors in schools.

This scholarship offers:

  • Up to $25,000 tuition allowance for full-time, full fee paying students
  • Up to $6,000 appointment allowance
  • $1,500 textbook and incidentals allowance
  • Supervised practicum placements in schools
  • Induction program
  • Supervised internship and ongoing employment as a school psychologist in NSW public schools in areas of workforce need upon satisfactory completion of the Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology) program

Note: Additional benefits may be available to interns and employees working in certain rural NSW locations.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the Graduate Scholarship for the Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology), you must:

  • have completed a four year sequence of Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved psychology studies
  • met requirements to undertake the Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology) program at the Charles Sturt University. View the requirements on the Charles Sturt University website.
  • have submitted an application for the Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology) program at the Charles Sturt University
  • be willing to work in geographic areas of workforce need (refer to the work location nomination form)
  • have or be able to obtain a NSW Working with Children Check clearance
  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen
  • hold a current and valid NSW driver's licence

Information

Apply

Please apply online at www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au. Job reference: 00007SXM

Applications close at 11:59 pm, Friday 9 October 2020.

Graduate Scholarship Program

2021 Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology) University of Wollongong

Scholarships support psychology graduates to complete the Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology) at the University of Wollongong, and become a permanent school psychologist working in NSW public schools.

Graduates will gain valuable knowledge under the guidance and supervision of experienced school counsellors in schools.

Metropolitan scholarships offer:

  • Up to $30,000 tuition allowance for full-time, full fee-paying students
  • Up to $2,000 appointment allowance
  • $1,500 textbook and incidentals allowance
  • Supervised practicum placements in schools
  • Induction program
  • Supervised internship and ongoing employment as a school psychologist in NSW public schools in areas of workforce need upon satisfactory completion of the Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology) program

Rural scholarships offer:

  • Up to $30,000 tuition allowance for full-time, full fee paying students
  • Up to $6,000 appointment allowance
  • $1,500 textbook and incidentals allowance
  • Supervised practicum placements in schools
  • Induction program
  • Supervised internship and ongoing employment as a school psychologist in NSW public schools in areas of workforce need upon satisfactory completion of the Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology) program

Note: Additional benefits may be available to interns and employees working in certain rural NSW locations.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the Graduate Scholarship for the Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology), you must:

  • have completed a four year sequence of Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved psychology studies
  • met requirements to undertake the Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology) program at the University of Wollongong. View the requirements on the University of Wollongong website.
  • have submitted an application for the Master of Professional Psychology (School Psychology) program at the University of Wollongong
  • be willing to work in geographic areas of workforce need (refer to the work location nomination form)
  • have or be able to obtain a NSW Working with Children Check clearance
  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen
  • hold a current and valid NSW driver's licence.

Information

Apply

Please apply online at www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au Job reference: 00007SYU

Applications close at 11:59 pm, Sunday 18 October 2020.

Contact

Vicki Melitas, Psychology Service Development Coordinator, Student Engagement and Interagency Partnerships.

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