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Step into Teaching Scholarships

Applications for the 2015 Step into Teaching Scholarships have now closed.

The Step into Teaching Scholarships support high-achieving individuals to become Science, Mathematics and Industrial Technology and Design teachers in Queensland secondary state schools.

The Step into Teaching Scholarships support eligible individuals to complete their teaching qualifications and enter the rewarding and well-regarded teaching profession, in one or more of the following high priority curriculum areas:

After successfully completing all requirements of the initial teacher education program, scholarship recipients who meet the teacher suitability requirements will secure permanent employment with the department. As beginning teachers, scholarship recipients will be appointed to a supportive school environment where they will have the opportunity to consolidate their skills and build a valuable experience base.

Recipients must:

Scholarship support

Scholarship recipients will receive a comprehensive range of support including:

Scholarship categories

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship applicants must:

Application process

Detailed information about the application and selection process is provided in the 2015 Step into Teaching Scholarship guidelines Microsoft® Word document.

Applicants will be required to complete the online 2015 Step into Teaching Application Form and provide a range of documentation including:

Please refer to the 2015 Step into Teaching Scholarship Checklist of Supporting Documentation Microsoft® Word document when completing the application.

Short-listed applicants may be invited to submit additional information and if required, participate in a short interview.

Selection process

Scholarship applications will be assessed on the basis of information requested in the online application form and supporting documentation. Applications will be ranked and the most meritorious applicants selected. Scholarships are awarded in accordance with the available quota.

Applicants will be assessed with respect to the following criteria:

Enquiries and further information

Enquiries may be directed to scholarships@dete.qld.gov.au or by telephone on (07) 3028 8197.

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This page was last reviewed on 08 Dec 2014

Supporting documents

Fact Sheet Microsoft® Word document

Guidelines Microsoft® Word document

Checklist of Supporting Documents Microsoft® Word document

Questions?

Email: scholarships@dete.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 3028 8197

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