Our Teachers Scholarships were created to highlight the important role played by teachers across Australia in transforming the lives of students. The scholarships provide professional development opportunities to help teachers excel. The scholarships provide $10,000 to spend on approved professional development / professional learning program.
The First State Super Teachers Scholarship is designed specifically to support public school teachers who teach Early Stage One and Stage One.
First State Super is proud to support teachers as members and is particularly proud to support this scholarship. Early Stage One and Stage One teachers give young children the foundation blocks for future learning – they are responsible for helping our children feel future ready. The closing date for applications has been extended. Applications will now close on February 25, 2020.
The Public Education Foundation’s Teachers Health Early Career Scholarship supports public school teachers in the first three years of their career at a primary or secondary school. As a not-for-profit organisation, Teachers Health gives back to the education community through sponsorships, scholarships and programs to care for the health and wellbeing of those in the education community. Applications close on February 25, 2020.
The Teachers Mutual Bank Victorian Mid-Career Scholarship supports mid-career teachers, with 5 to 15 years teaching experience, in Victorian public schools.
Teachers Mutual Bank has provided key financial services to Australian educators for over 50 years, and is proud to sponsor this scholarship for Victorian educators. Applications for the Teachers Mutual Bank Victorian Mid-Career Scholarship close on March 10, 2020.
The Public Education Foundation’s Teachers Mutual Bank Victorian Mid-Career Scholarship supports public school teachers in Victoria who have been teaching for between five and fifteen years. The scholarship provides $10,000 to spend on approved professional development / professional learning. The scholarship may be spent on a single professional development course, including approved overseas courses with travel, or on a set of professional learning activities. For over 50 years Teachers Mutual Bank has provided key financial services to Australian educators. [...]
Sandra Chambers is the 2019 Teachers Health scholarship recipient. This remarkable teacher is based at Wiluna Remote School in Western Australia. "I have been able to attend the Trauma Aware Schools Conference in Brisbane, and the Berry Street Education Model course as part of my scholarship funds. This professional learning has given me a deeper understanding of the impact of trauma on education, and classrooms and whole-school responses to become a trauma safe school. As a result, my school has [...]
I have recently returned from the Orff International Summer School in Salzburg, Austria. I would like to take this opportunity to whole heartedly thank The First State Super and the Public Education Foundation for affording me this opportunity. During the course we were presented with so many invaluable ideas, resources and ways of thinking and I am still processing the wealth of information. But I would love to share some of the insights that most resonated me during my time [...]
Winning the 2018 First State Teacher’s Scholarship has provided me with the opportunity to study the Finnish Early Childhood Education system in great depth. I travelled to Finland on September 17th, for three weeks and attended a study tour with a company called Learning Scoop, held at the University of Tampere for one week. I then spent the next two weeks visiting two other schools, meeting with teachers and principals and observing classes. The study tour included daily lectures which [...]
MEDIA RELEASE 22 May 2018 First State Super Teachers Scholarship Recipient Announced The Public Education Foundation is delighted to announce that Sascha Colley from Ainslie School in the ACT is the recipient of the inaugural Public Education Foundation’s First State Super Teachers Scholarship. She received her award at the Public Education Foundation’s Awards last night in Sydney. The Scholarship supports public primary school teachers teaching Early Stage One and Stage One with their professional development goals, providing up to $10,000 [...]
Media Release: 8 May 2018 The Public Education Foundation is delighted to announce that Linda Le from Elderslie High School is the recipient of the inaugural Public Education Foundation’s Teachers Health Early Career Scholarship. This scholarship supports public school teachers who are in the first three years of their teaching careers, with Teachers Health providing $10,000 for professional development activities. Linda Le is in her third year of teaching mathematics at Elderslie High School. Last year she was awarded the [...]