Future Teacher Scholarships

  • Future Teacher Scholarship applications will close at 4pm on Friday 20 May, 2022
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This year the NSW Teachers Federation is providing 15 Future Teacher Scholarships, with a value of $4000 each.

The NSW Teachers Federation Future Teacher Scholarships Committee will award 15 scholarships to successful applicants across the following five (5) categories: 

  • Future teachers (Open to all applicants); 
  • Future teachers who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; 
  • Future teachers from a rural or remote area (significant distance from the nearest tertiary institution);
  • Future teachers in their first year of a teacher education program; and 
  • Future teachers from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Background. 

Applicants may nominate more than one category of scholarship in their application if appropriate. 
One scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who demonstrates a strong commitment to the environment and social justice causes in memory of the late John Kaye.  

In order to be considered, tertiary students must 

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident;
  • be enrolled in a NESA accredited initial teacher education program in NSW;
  • be a student member of the NSW Teachers Federation;
  • have completed year 12 (or equivalent) at a public school or TAFE, preferably within NSW;
  • complete the application process including addressing, in writing, each of the appropriate sections in the application form and submitting a demonstration of understanding of the value of public education and the value of unions to society; and
  • address the criteria unique to the scholarship category/s for which they have applied.

For further information, please email futureteachers@nswtf.org.au or phone 02 9217 2460.


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