Our Beyond the Range Professional Experience Grant supports you to experience living and teaching in a priority community across:
- Central Queensland
- Darling Downs–South West
- Far North
- North Queensland regions.
Why you should apply
You could receive one grant up to $5,000 to assist with travel and accommodation for you to undertake your professional experience placement during Semester 2, 2021.
Who the grant is for
To apply for a grant, you must:
- be currently enrolled in your third or fourth year of an undergraduate Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program or your first or second year of a postgraduate ITE program at an Australian university or tertiary institution
- be planning to undertake a placement (20 days or more) on a
Queensland Government state school campus that is located:
- at least
120 minutes travel each way from your primary residence while at university
- within a priority community in our
Central Queensland (PDF, 3.5MB),
Darling Downs–South West (PDF, 3.5MB),
Far North Queensland (PDF, 2.8MB) or
North Queensland region (PDF, 2.8MB)
provide evidence of a valid Queensland Working with Children
Blue Card with currency during the placement.
Applications are processed in the order they are received and may be prioritised by transfer rating 7 to 4.
Grants for Semester 2, 2021 are limited and the grants may cease at any time at the department’s discretion.
How to apply
For placements between 12 July to 10 December 2021, head to the
Smart Jobs website.
Step 1: Gather the supporting documents that you need to submit with your application – as outlined in the
Supporting documentation checklist (under ‘documents’).
Step 2: Log into your
Smart Jobs account and submit your application.
Applications for Semester 2, 2021 will close 17 December 2021.
Semester 1, 2022
If you have a placement in Semester 1, 2022 (24 January to 24 June 2022), register your interest, and we'll alert you when applications open.