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Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarship

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If you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and are studying or intend to study an undergraduate or postgraduate teacher qualification, our Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarship might be right for you.

So we can encourage and support our aspiring teachers, this scholarship provides generous financial benefits and the opportunity to gain valuable experience and skills teaching in a supportive environment while you study, and after graduation.

Why you should apply

As a Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarship recipient, you could receive:

  • up to $20,000 (before tax) to help you with study and related expenses and
  • permanent employment as a teacher in a Queensland state school when you graduate.

Who the scholarship is for

This scholarship offers support to aspiring teachers in the following categories.

How to apply

Applications for the 2020 Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarship close at midnight on Friday 13 December 2019.

Step 1:  Gather the supporting documents that you need to attach to your online application:

  • proof of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage
  • academic/school results for Years 11 and 12
  • tertiary entrance evidence (application confirmation for entry or confirmation of place where an early offer has been made)
  • resume/curriculum vitae

Step 2: Submit your online application on the Smart Jobs website.

Apply now

Enquiries

If you have any questions about this scholarship, contact our Scholarships and Grants team by email at scholarships@qed.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3055 2991.

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Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarship

Jessica kicked off her teaching career with a Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarship and a Beyond the Range Professional Experience Grant. Now she's a primary teacher at Greenbank State School.

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Last updated 21 October 2019