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Step into Teaching Scholarships

Applications for the 2014 Step into Teaching Scholarships have now closed. Applications for 2015 are anticipated to open in Term 3, 2014.

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


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship applicants must:

Application process

Eligible applicants are encouraged to read the Step into Teaching Scholarship guidelines Adobe PDF document.

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

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. 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

Step into Teaching Scholarship fact sheet Adobe PDF document

Step into Teaching Scholarship guidelines Adobe PDF document

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Enquiries may be directed to or by telephone on (07) 3028 8197.

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This page was last reviewed on 29 Aug 2014

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