teach.Rural Scholarship

About the teach.Rural Scholarship

If your future plans include completing an initial teacher education degree or you are currently studying to become a teacher, apply for the teach.Rural Scholarship.

The teach.Rural Scholarship provides financial support of up to $7,500 per year whilst studying full-time, equivalent course contribution fees of up to $50,000 for each unit in which you get a credit grade or above, a permanent teaching position in a rural or remote NSW public school following successful completion of studies, plus a $6,000 appointment allowance. You may also be eligible for a $500 a week rural practicum allowance.

Teach and make a difference with a teach.Rural Scholarship

Financial support
  • Up to $50,000 equivalent course contribution fee
  • $7,500 per year whilst studying full-time
  • $6,000 appointment allowance
  • $500 a week rural practicum allowance
Guaranteed employment
  • Receive a permanent position in a rural or remote NSW public school upon completion of your studies
  • HSC students
  • University students
Appointment locations
  • Indicate your preference to teach in a number of fantastic rural and remote NSW locations

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..

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