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 up to $5,000 per professional experience placement and/or internship during Semester 1, 2021 to assist you with placement and/or internship-related expenses including travel and accommodation.
You may only receive a maximum of 2 grants per semester.
Who the grant is for
To apply for a grant, you must:
- be currently enrolled in your second, 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 and/or internship on a
Queensland Government state school campus that is located:
- at least
90 minutes travel each way from your primary residence while at university
- within a priority community in our
Central Queensland (PDF, 2.3MB),
Darling Downs–South West (PDF, 2.3MB),
Far North Queensland (PDF, 1.7MB) or
North Queensland region (PDF, 1.2MB)
provide evidence of a valid Queensland Working with Children Check
Blue Card with currency across the full placement and/or internship period.
Placements and/or internships in a Queensland state school, located in a priority community with a transfer rating of between 3 and 7, will get priority.
How to apply
For placements and/or internships between 27 January to 25 June 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 1, 2021 will close 2 July 2021.
Semester 2, 2021
If you have a placement and/or internship in Semester 2, 2021 (12 July and 10 December 2021), register your interest and we'll alert you when applications open.