Get paid to study

Kick-start your teaching career and be supported throughout your studies with a NSW Department of Education scholarship.

Which program is right for you?

You’ve explored teaching as a career and decided to become a teacher. Now’s the time to work out which scholarship is right for you! We’ve laid them all out so you can see what’s available to you. To find out more about each scholarship and to apply, please view the table below.

KICK-START YOUR TEACHING CAREER TODAY!

  • teach.MathsNOW Scholarships

    Who can apply?

    • Uni students

    • Career changers

    Current university students and industry professionals committed to a career in teaching mathematics.

    Places available

    80

    Benefits

    UP TO $50,000
    equivalent upfront course contribution fee
    +

    PART-TIME
    employment during final three semesters of study
    +

    PERMANENT
    teaching job

  • Teacher Education Scholarships

    Who can apply?

    • HSC students

    • Uni students

    • Career changers

    Places available

    220

    Benefits

    $5000
    per year of full-time study

    +

    $3000
    appointment allowance

    +

    PERMANENT
    teaching job

  • Teacher Education Scholarships - Aboriginal

    Who can apply?

    • HSC students

    • Uni students

    • Career changers

    * Applications are open to Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders

    Places available

    80

    Benefits

    $5000
    per year of full-time study

    +

    $3000
    appointment allowance

    +

    PERMANENT
    teaching job

  • teach.Rural Scholarships

    Who can apply?

    • HSC students

    • Uni students

    Places available

    60

    Benefits

    $7500
    per year of full-time study

    +

    $500
    per week while completing a rural practicum

    +

    $6000
    appointment allowance

    +

    UP TO $50,000
    equivalent upfront course contribution fee

    +

    PERMANENT
    teaching job

  • Incentive Scholarships

    Who can apply?

    Final year teacher education students

    Places available

    40

    Benefits

    $2500
    annual training allowance

    +

    $1000
    appointment allowance

    +

    PERMANENT
    teaching job

Teach and make a difference