About the Teacher Education Scholarship - Aboriginal

The Teacher Education Scholarship - Aboriginal is an identified scholarship available to Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders commencing or continuing an initial teacher education degree in 2024.

The Teacher Education Scholarship - Aboriginal 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.

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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
This is an identified scholarship for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders.

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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