Teach and Learn Scholarship (Specialist Teaching Areas)

TEACH AND LEARN SCHOLARS RECEIVE

UP TO $20,000
TOWARDS YOUR STUDIES
+
$500
PER WEEK DURING PRACTICUM
+
STUDY LEAVE PROVISIONS
+
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
FOR TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT TEACHERS

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

Applications for the Teach and Learn Scholarship for Specialist Teaching Areas are accepted all year round.

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Approved teachers, apply for a Teach and Learn Scholarship and you could get paid while you study to become a teacher of a specialist teaching area.

Find out if the Teach and Learn Scholarship could support you to acquire additional competencies in one of the following specialist teaching areas:

To apply for the Teach and Learn Scholarship, you will need to complete and submit the below documents as part of your online application.

Benefits

  • Up to $20,000 per year of full-time study based on 8 subjects (paid pro-rata for part-time study).
  • $500 per week (up to a maximum of $5,000) financial assistance while completing the university practicum requirement.
  • Up to eight days of study leave per year (12 months) of full-time study.
  • Professional development for temporary and permanent teachers already teaching in a specialist teaching area.

Check your eligibility

Find out if you are eligible to apply.

Subject requirements

Find out more about the specialist teaching area requirements.

Read the FAQs

Get answers to your questions about the Teach and Learn Scholarship.

Be inspired

Learn more about the difference you could make as a teacher in a NSW public school.

Talk to us

Contact the Employment Programs Team via sponsoredtraining@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 1300 114 541.