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Apply now for the 2017 Master of Teaching Scholarships - Sydney School of Education and Social Work


15 March 2017

'I was attracted to the MTeach degree because of it's emphasis on practical experience in schools,' Laura Hayman, Master of Teaching
'I was attracted to the MTeach degree because of it's emphasis on practical experience in schools,' Laura Hayman, Master of Teaching

Develop the confidence, knowledge and skills to become a successful teacher at any level and apply for the 2017 Master of Teaching Scholarships, in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney.

We offer many different scholarships to our new Master of Teaching students, each designed to provide financial assistance and support priority areas in all levels of teacher education.

Applications are now open for the following sought-after scholarships:

Eureka Benevolent Foundation Scholarships and (STEM) University of Sydney Ambassador

Established through a generous donation, you can apply for the Eureka Benevolent Foundation Scholarships (STEM Scholarships), if you select the Mathematics or Science methods in the Master of Teaching (Secondary Education).

You must however demonstrate excellent academic credentials and personal qualities, indicating a commitment to teaching and working in a disadvantaged school.

To be eligible, you need to be in first year in 2017 and final year in 2018 in the Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (Mathematics or Science methods).

STEM University of Sydney Ambassador

Following graduation, if you are a Eureka Benevolent Foundation Scholarship recipient undertaking employment in a disadvantaged high school,* you may be eligible for appointment (at the discretion of the Head of School), as a University of Sydney STEM School Ambassador for a period of two years.

Such an appointment may carry an additional two-year financial bonus on top of your teaching salary.

Value:

$24,000 in total

Eligibility:

Not only do you require enrolment in the relevant MTeach degree, but your prior bachelor’s degree must be in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) area.

Apply:

All applications require:

1. Your previous academic record (certified copies accepted); and

2. Your one page personal statement addressing; (i) your personal qualities that you will bring to the profession (ii) your experiences indicating a commitment to teaching in disadvantaged schools* (iii) what is your perception of the role of a University of Sydney STEM Ambassador.

Closing date: 5.00 pm Friday 17 March, 2017

Elizabeth Brennan Scholarship for the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

The Brennan Family Foundation inaugurated this scholarship through a substantial gift and applications are welcome if you are undertaking the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) from 2017.

Value:

$16,000 in total

Eligibility:

You require high-quality academic credentials, outstanding personal qualities and proven leadership skills

You also must be enrolled in Year 1 in 2017 with the intention of completing Year 2 in 2018 and demonstrate satisfactory academic progress over the course of your Master of Teaching program.

Apply:

All applications require:

  1. Your previous academic record (certified copies accepted) based on an exemplary final year result in your undergraduate degree program;
  2. A one page personal statement expressing the area of interest and direction of your career path and addressing your personal qualities, leadership skills, extracurricular activities and community involvement; and
  3. Two referee reports including one from an academic staff member.

Closing date: 5.00 pm Friday 31 March, 2017

Email or deliver your applications to:

Rosina Gallacé
Scholarships, Prizes and Development Officer
Sydney School of Education and Social Work
Room 331, Education Building A35, Manning Road University of Sydney NSW 2006
Email: rosina.gallace@sydney.edu.au


For further information please contact Rosina directly
email rosina.gallace@sydney.edu.au

 or telephone +61 2 9351 7043.

*”Disadvantaged High School” is a school identified as disadvantaged, by reference to the Index of Community Social-Educational Advantage or such other relevant criteria which the University of Sydney determines to be applicable.