About the Graduate Teacher Scholarship

Final year teacher education students studying to become teachers of high-demand subject areas, apply for a Graduate Teacher Scholarship and receive a one-off training allowance of $5,000 and a permanent teaching position upon graduation.

Up to 20 Graduate Teacher Scholarships are available to high-achieving future teachers of mathematics, science (with physics), selected Technological and Applied Studies (TAS) subjects and special education (K - 12).

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Financial support
  • $5,000 training allowance
Guaranteed employment
  • Receive a permanent position in a NSW public school upon completion of your studies
Agreed Locations
  • Indicate your preference to teach in a number of fantastic locations across NSW
Eligibility
  • Final-year teacher education students studying to become teachers of high-demand subject areas

More information

Review the frequently asked questions for more information on eligibility, scholarship payments and your appointment as a teacher.

Contact our Employment Programs team via scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 1300 301 435.


Ready to apply?

Submit your application now. Applications close at 11:59 pm on Friday, 15 October 2021.

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