This scholarship is open to teachers currently teaching in NSW schools or NSW early childhood services. The scholarship is for a study in any aspect related to inclusive education to support and deliver the best outcomes for students with disability and additional needs.

The scholarship supports investigations into innovation, exemplary practice, evidence-based practices and professional development that supports the learning and wellbeing of students with disability and additional needs.

The successful applicant will undertake a study tour and follow-up activities of up to five weeks internationally or within Australia. Study tour travel is to be completed in one block between 1 January and 30 June 2025, with individual follow-up activities and reporting to be completed within 90 days of study tour completion.

Time may involve formal study (e.g., undertaking a short course at a respected tertiary institution) or may involve a program of visits to sites, schools and institutions to conduct interviews, observe exemplary practices and collect resources for the preparation of teaching materials related to the specific scholarship category.

A portion of time (up to one week) may be allocated toward follow-up dissemination activities (e.g., experience-sharing, professional learning) within and across NSW, either in-person or virtually.

One scholarship of $15,000 will be offered for travel during 2025.

Proudly supported by the NSW Department of Education.

Applications close 11:59pm (AEST), Friday, 3 May 2024.

The Scholarship Terms and Conditions apply to all Premier's Teacher Scholarships. Applicants should refer to the FAQs for applicants when preparing and submitting an application. As part of the online application, applicants must upload their research and study tour proposal along with the Endorsement of Application form.

Premier's Inclusive Education Scholarship
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