Supported Students, Successful Students School Counsellor Graduate Scholarships

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Scholarships are available to psychology graduates who are undertaking the 2018 Master of Teaching (School Counselling) program at the University of Sydney.

The Supported Students, Successful Students School Counsellor Graduate Scholarship Program is part of a comprehensive package of graduate scholarships being offered by the NSW Department of Education to support  psychology graduates to become school counsellors working in NSW rural and metropolitan public schools.

It will provide psychology graduates with qualifications in teaching as well as school counsellor/school psychology training.

By participating in the Supported Students, Successful Students Graduate Scholarship Program you will gain professional experience and supervision working as a school counsellor in a diverse range of NSW public schools in either rural or metropolitan locations.

Program summary

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To be eligible to apply for the Scholarship to become a School Counsellor for the Master of Teaching (School Counselling/School Psychology) program 2018, you must:

  1. have completed an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved 4th year in psychology
  2. meet the requirements to undertake the Master of Teaching (School Counselling/School Psychology) program at the University of Sydney
  3. be willing to work in geographic areas of workforce need
  4. have or be able to obtain a NSW Working with Children Check
  5. be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen, and
  6. hold a current and valid NSW driver's license prior to commencing employment.

The full package

Check out the step by step application guide and other information you need to know before applying.

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Contact us

If you have further questions, please contact Ms Vicki Melitas on phone 02 9244 5424 or email our recruitment program team via