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Bob Hawke Aboriginal Teacher Scholarships

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We are offering two scholarships to support aspiring Aboriginal secondary teachers to complete a postgraduate or undergraduate qualification on a full-time or part-time basis.

Provided by: Government of Western Australia Department of Education

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Value

The two annual scholarships will be:

An undergraduate scholarship valued at up to $30,000 including:

  • a total of $28,000 to support you to complete a Bachelor of Education (Secondary). This will be an amount of $7,000 for each year of full‑time study, or equivalent.
  • a $2,000 appointment allowance, if you start full-time employment as a teacher in a Western Australian public school within 12 months of completing the teaching course.

A postgraduate scholarship valued at up to $16,000 including:

  • a total of $14,000 to support you to complete a Master of Teaching (Secondary). This will be an amount of $7,000 for each year of full‑time study, or equivalent.
  • a $2,000 appointment allowance, if you start full-time employment as a teacher in a Western Australian public school within 12 months of completing the teaching course.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered for the scholarships, you must:

  • Identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • reside in Western Australia
  • not already be in receipt of a tertiary scholarship or other financial assistance for the purposes of study from the Department
  • confirm that you express an interest in working as a secondary teacher in a Western Australian public school, upon completion of the teaching qualification
  • confirm and provide proof that you:
    • intend to enrol in an accredited secondary teaching qualification at a recognised Australian tertiary institution by closure of 2022 enrolments; or
    • are enrolled in an accredited secondary teaching qualification at a recognised Australian tertiary institution, and have completed no more than one year of full time study towards that qualification.

EXPIRED

 

1 April 2021

OPENS

12 May 2021

CLOSES

Up to $30,000 AUD

VALUE

2

NUMBER OFFERED

University

STUDY TYPE

Education

FIELD

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