2019 Premier's Teacher Scholarships

Premier's Anika Foundation Youth Depression Awareness Scholarships
$15,000 (2)
Available for teachers in primary and secondary schools, TAFE NSW and Head Teachers Student Welfare teaching students at risk of youth depression in schools and TAFE NSW Campuses/Colleges.
2019 recipients:
Mirela Fricot, Port Hacking High School, Miranda
Andrew Stephens, Lidcombe Public School, Lidcombe
Premier's Commonwealth Bank STEM Scholarship
$15,000
Available for a primary, secondary school or TAFE NSW campus/college teacher of science, technology, engineering or mathematics with a focus on an interdisciplinary curriculum approach to real world contexts.
2019 recipient:
Kirsten Beck, Alstonville Public School, Alstonville
Premier's Copyright Agency Creativity across the Curriculum Scholarship
$15,000
Available for a teacher in a primary or secondary school or a TAFE NSW campus/college teacher to research teaching methods which promote creativity across the curriculum.
2019 recipient:
Kelly Evans, Lumen Christi Catholic College, Pambula Beach
Premier’s Curriculum Transition Scholarship
$15,000
Available for a teacher in a NSW primary or secondary school for investigation into effects of different pedagogy and delivery on student achievement in secondary schools.
2019 recipient:
Shane Giles, Lumen Christi Catholic College, Pambula Beach

Premier's Early Childhood Education Scholarship
$10,000
Available for an early childhood teacher currently teaching in a pre-school or primary school or a TAFE NSW Campus/ College. The award supports the study of issues related to early childhood education.
2019 recipient:
Ljiljana Kocic, Lansvale Public School, Canley Vale
Premier's English Teachers Association English Scholarship
$10,000
Awarded to a teacher of English in a secondary school or a TAFE NSW campus/college for travel to universities, schools, libraries, theatres and literary sites relevant to the teaching of English.
2019 recipient:
Imelda Judge, Macquarie Fields High School, Macquarie Fields
Premier's First State Super Financial Literacy Scholarship
$15,000
Awarded to a teacher in a primary or secondary school or a TAFE NSW campus/college. For investigation of trends in teaching financial literacy.
2019 recipient:
Keith Barnett, Epping North Public School, North Epping
Premier’s Hicksons Lawyers Health Education and Wellbeing Scholarship
$15,000
Available for a teacher currently teaching in a preschool, primary, secondary school or a TAFE NSW campus/college. This scholarship supports a study to investigate strategies in health education that support overweight or obese children and their families, resulting in improved health and wellbeing.  This scholarship is  dedicated to the memory of Robert Horton.
Not awarded
Premier's History Teachers Association History Scholarships
$10,000 (2)
Available for teachers of history in a primary or secondary school or a TAFE NSW campus/college for research into exemplary practice relevant to the teaching of history in the NSW curriculum.
2019 recipients:
Sasha Joura, Vincentia High School, Vincentia
Michael Street, Covenant Christian School, Belrose
Premier's IOOF Centre for Educational and Medical Research Itinerant Support Teacher (Hearing) Scholarship
$10,000
Available for an Itinerant Support Teacher (hearing) working in a NSW school, office or in a TAFE NSW Campus/College to travel within Australia and Asia to undertake research and investigation into aspects of teaching and learning for students who have hearing impairment.
2019 recipient:
Jacqualine Aczel, St Clair Public School, St Clair
Premier's Kingold Chinese Language Teacher Scholarship
$15,000
Awarded to a teacher of Chinese language in a primary or a secondary school or a TAFE NSW Campus/College for study in China or other Chinese speaking countries including Malaysia and Singapore.
2019 recipient:
Rebecca Tamas, Warners Bay High School, Warners Bay
Premier’s Language Teacher Scholarship
$15,000
Available for a teacher of languages other than Chinese in a NSW secondary school or TAFE NSW college/campus for study of innovative language teaching practices.
2019 recipient:
Shanelle Ingram, Hunter Sports High School, Gateshead
Premier’s Mathematical Association of NSW Mathematics Scholarship
$10,000
Available for teachers of mathematics in primary and secondary schools or a TAFE NSW campus/college to research exemplary practice relevant to  the teaching and learning of mathematics.
2019 recipient:
Kirsty Thorpe, Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Primary School, Chatswood
Premier’s Reserve Bank of Australia Economics Scholarship
$15,000
Available for a teacher currently teaching in a secondary school or a TAFE NSW campus/college for a study in influencing the participation of senior  students,  particularly female students,  in  advanced mathematics  and economics at school or TAFE.
Not awarded
  Premier’s TAFE NSW Scholarships
$10,000 (2)
Available to TAFE NSW teachers to to examine innovation within Vocational Education and Training. TAFE NSW is cultivating a mindset that values ideas and exploration that delivers greater value, lasting change and authentic impact.
2019 recipients:
Jennifer Polk, TAFE NSW – West Region, Bathurst Campus
Troy Everett, TAFE NSW – Southern Region, Wollongong Campus
  Premier’s Teachers Mutual Bank Indigenous Education Scholarship
$15,000
Available to a teacher in a pre-school, primary or secondary school or a TAFE NSW Campus/College currently teaching aspects of indigenous education across the curriculum in NSW schools and TAFE NSW campuses/colleges to study issues related to Indigenous education in Australia and overseas.
2019 recipient:
Bec Gray, Sydney Secondary College, Balmain Campus, Balmain
  Premier’s Teachers Mutual Bank New and Emerging Technologies Scholarship
$15.000
Available to a teacher in a pre-school, primary or secondary school or a TAFE NSW Campus/College to investigate trends incorporating new and emerging technologies into educational programs.
2019 recipient:
Michael Turner, Mitchell High School, Blacktown
Premier’s University of Sydney Mathematics Scholarship
$15,000
Available to a teacher of mathematics in a secondary school or a TAFE NSW Campuses/Colleges to research exemplary practice relevant to the teaching and learning of mathematics.
2019 recipient:
Stephen Lawson, Calrossy Anglican School, Tamworth
Premier’s Vocational Education Scholarship
$15,000
Available for NSW government school teachers to investigate trends in vocational education. Open also to non school-based teachers.
2019 recipient:
Allyson Fisher, Albion Park High School, Albion Park
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