School Counselling Service Graduate Scholarship Program

This graduate scholarship gives you

UP TO $26,500 PER YEAR OF STUDY
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UP TO $6,600 APPOINTMENT ALLOWANCE
+
UP TO $1,500 TEXTBOOK ALLOWANCE
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PERMANENT SCHOOL COUNSELLOR JOB

Applications are now closed

Applications are open and will close on Friday 30 November 2018.

Apply today

Scholarships are available to psychology graduates who are undertaking the 2019 Master of Teaching (School Counselling) program at the University of Sydney.

The Supported Students, Successful Students School Counselling Service 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 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

Find out what's on offer and if you're eligible to apply.

To be eligible to apply for the Scholarship to become a School Counsellor for the Master of Teaching (School Counselling) program 2019, you must:

  • have completed a four year sequence of Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved psychology studies
  • meet the requirements to undertake the Master of Teaching (School Counselling) program at the University of Sydney
  • be willing to work in geographic areas of workforce need
  • have or be able to obtain a NSW Working with Children Check
  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen, and
  • 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 SWRP@det.nsw.edu.au.