teach.MathsNOW Scholarship

About the teach.MathsNOW Scholarship

The teach.MathsNOW Scholarship provides scholars with course contribution fee payments up to $50,000, a $5,000 one-off training allowance, paid part-time employment whilst studying, a $5,000 study completion allowance and a guaranteed permanent teaching position in a NSW public school following successful completion of studies.

Change career, change lives as a mathematics teacher

Financial support
  • Up to $50,000 equivalent course contribution fee
  • $5,000 one-off training allowance
  • $5,000 study completion allowance
  • Paid part-time employment whilst studying
Guaranteed employment
  • Receive a permanent position in a NSW public school upon completion of your studies
Eligibility
  • Currently enrolled university students
  • Industry professionals
Appointment locations
  • Indicate your preference to teach in a number of fantastic locations across NSW

Eligibility

To apply, you will need to be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, and be either:

    An industry professional:

    • with a minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience within the last 10 years; and
    • that has completed a recognised undergraduate degree which included studies in pure or applied mathematics; and
    • that will be entering or continuing an initial teacher education program from Semester 1, 2022, at a recognised Australian university or tertiary institution, to be completed by no later than the end of 2023, to become a teacher of secondary mathematics; or

    A currently enrolled university student:

    • studying an undergraduate degree which includes studies in pure or applied mathematics; and
    • that will be continuing or entering an initial teacher education program (including initial integrated teacher education programs) from Semester 1, 2022, at a recognised Australian university or tertiary institution, to be completed by no later than the end of 2023, to become a teacher of secondary mathematics e.g. Bachelor of Mathematics/Bachelor of Teaching, Master of Teaching (Secondary Mathematics), etc.; and

    And willing to accept an appointment as a permanent full-time mathematics teacher to a NSW public school on completion of your studies for a minimum period of three years.


    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 teach.mathsNOW@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 1300 114 541.


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