Teacher Education Scholarships - Aboriginal

A Teacher Education Scholarship - Aboriginal gives you

per year of full-time study


appointment allowance


teaching job

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Make a difference in your community today and become a teacher in a NSW public school. Be the inspiration – become a primary or secondary teacher with the support of a Teacher Education Scholarship - Aboriginal.

There are up to 80 of these scholarships available to Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders.

In addition to the Teacher Education Scholarship – Aboriginal, Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders are also able to apply for the Teacher Education Scholarship, the teach.Rural Scholarship and the Incentive Scholarship.

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Talk to us

Contact our Scholarships Team via scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 1300 301 435.

You may also wish to contact the department's Aboriginal Employment Team for personalised assistance and advice about teaching as a career. They also provide ongoing support to recipients of the Teacher Education Scholarship – Aboriginal. Email aboriginal.employment@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 02 7814 3833.