About the Teacher Education Scholarship

If your future plans include completing an initial teacher education degree or you are currently studying to become a secondary teacher (across any key learning area) or inclusive/special education teacher (K – 12), you could be eligible for the Teacher Education Scholarship.

The Teacher Education Scholarship provides financial support of up to $7,500 per year whilst studying full-time, a $6,000 appointment allowance and a permanent teaching position with the NSW Department of Education following successful completion of studies.

Learn more about the Teacher Education Scholarship from former scholar, Catherine

Financial support
  • $7,500 per year whilst studying full-time
  • $6,000 appointment allowance
Guaranteed employment
  • Receive a permanent position in a NSW public school upon completion of studies
Agreed Locations
  • Indicate your preference to teach in a number of fantastic locations across NSW
  • HSC students
  • University students
  • Career changers

More information

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

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

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