Eligibility criteria

Find out if you're eligible to apply for a STEM Scholarship for Science and Mathematics. To apply, you will need to:

  1. be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  2. be an approved teacher with successful teaching experience supported by a recommendation from your current school principal
  3. be enrolled in or committed to enrolling in and completing further study in either mathematics or science
  4. be willing to enter into a Deed of Agreement, a legally binding agreement that outlines the responsibilities of both the scholarship recipient and the department
  5. be willing to accept appointment as a permanent full-time science or mathematics teacher to a NSW public school on completion of your studies.