Teaching Scholarships for Preservice Students

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Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE) is offering scholarships to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are enrolled in their third or fourth year of a full time teaching degree at a University campus located within the Brisbane Archdiocese from the beginning of 2019.


BENEFITS

  • Successful applicants will receive up to $4,500 HECS support for each year of teacher training (maximum $ 9,000 over two years) 
  • Practicum placement in a BCE school/college
  • A teaching position in a BCE school/college for a minimum of two (2) years after graduating

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA

To be eligible for consideration of the scholarship, applicants must: 

  • identify as Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or both
  • have permanent Australian residency status
  • in 2019 be enrolled in their third or fourth year of a full time teaching degree in an approved preservice teacher education course; if a primary course the applicant must be Catholic; if a secondary course, it is preferred the applicant be Catholic. - NB: University campus must be located within the Brisbane Archdiocese - See map
  • preferably attended a Catholic School for a substantial period of schooling
  • provide transcripts of successful completion of all previous semesters of teaching degree including practicum reports
  • ongoing payment of scholarship benefits is subject to evidence of satisfactory consistent academic results, sound practicum reports and university attendance over the duration of the coursengoing payment of scholarship benefits is subject to evidence of satisfactory consistent academic results, sound practicum reports and university attendance over the duration of the course
  • make a commitment to teach in a BCE school/college for a minimum of two (2) years after graduating
  • provide a professional and personal referee statement and another referee (optional) verifying that the applicant has demonstrated the personal and academic qualities that would make a prospective quality teacher

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS   

  • To complete an application click on the BEGIN link at the bottom of this page
  • Submit your online application by the closing date of Monday 29 October 2018 
  • Successful applicants will be notified at the beginning of February 2019 and be required to sign a written agreement with BCE which outlines the terms and conditions of the Scholarship

CONTACT

Carmel Wallace

Senior Advisor

Organisational Development

Phone: 07 3033 7511 or orgdev@bne.catholic.edu.au

 
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