Eligibility criteria

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

To apply, you will need to be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, and be either:

  1. an industry professional with:
    • a minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience within the last 10 years; and
    • have completed a recognised undergraduate degree which included studies in pure or applied mathematics; and
    • be entering or continuing an initial teacher education program from Semester 1, 2020, at a recognised Australian university or tertiary institution, to be completed by no later than the end of 2021, to become a teacher of secondary mathematics.

    or

  2. a currently enrolled university student:
    • studying an undergraduate degree which includes studies in pure or applied mathematics; and
    • be continuing or entering an initial teacher education program from Semester 1, 2020, at a recognised Australian university or tertiary institution, to be completed by no later than the end of 2021, to become a teacher of secondary mathematics.

    and

  3. be willing to accept an appointment as a permanent full time mathematics teacher to a NSW public school 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 teach.mathsNOW@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 1300 114 541.