Get answers to your questions about the Sponsored Training Education Program (STEP).
Who is eligible to apply?
Where can I get some advice regarding which studies to complete?
What's the maximum number of years I can study under the sponsorship?
How do I apply?
I applied for STEP last year but was unsuccessful. Can I apply again?
Can I apply if I am on LWOP?
What does the selection process involve?
Will successful and unsuccessful applicants be notified of the outcome?
If my application has been unsuccessful, can I be provided with information as to why?
What are the commitments of a STEP recipient?
When are STEP recipients paid their annual training and general purpose allowances?
What are the taxation implications regarding the STEP allowances and grant?
When are STEP recipients appointed to their permanent position?
Can STEP recipients be permanently appointed to the school they're currently teaching at?
Do STEP recipients who are appointed to rural or remote areas receive additional benefits?
What are the geographic areas of workforce need?
Where can I find out more?