Eligibility criteria

Find out if you're eligible to apply for a teach.Rural Scholarship. 

To apply, you will need to:

  1. be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  2. be completing the HSC in a NSW or ACT secondary school or TAFE NSW institute
  3. intend on enrolling in teacher education studies at a recognised Australian university or tertiary institution. Your studies will need to meet the Department's and the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards' (BOSTES) academic requirements for employment as a primary or secondary school teacher
  4. be willing to accept an appointment as a permanent full time teacher to a NSW public
    school in a rural or remote location
     on completion of your studies for a minimum period of three years.

Further information 

If you can't find answers to your questions in the FAQs contact our Scholarships Team via  scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 1300 301 435.