Eligibility criteria

Find out if you're eligible to apply for a teach.Rural Scholarship.

To apply, you will need to:

  1. be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, and be completing the HSC in a NSW or ACT secondary school or TAFE NSW institute, and
  2. intend on enrolling in teacher education studies at a recognised Australian university or tertiary institution. Your studies will need to meet the Department's and the NSW Education Standards Authority’s (NESA) academic requirements for employment as a primary or secondary school teacher, or
  3. be a current university student completing your initial course of teacher training no earlier than the of 2018, and
  4. be willing to accept an appointment as a permanent full time teacher to a NSW public
    school in a rural or remote location
    on completion of your studies for a minimum period of three years.

Further information

If you can't find answers to your questions in the FAQs contact our Scholarships Team via scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 1300 301 435.