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Principals' Scholarships - Master in Education (Inclusive Education), Queensland University of Technology

Apply now to start your Master in Education (Inclusive Education) degree in Semester 2 2017.


At the 2017 Principals' Conference, the Minister for Education announced 12 new Ministerial scholarships for state school principals to study a Master of Education (Inclusive Education) degree (Master degree) at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

With inclusive education projected to become one of Queensland's fastest growing workforce demand areas by 2020, QUT's Master degree will provide graduates with a strong academic foundation to build their long term career and leadership profile within Queensland's education system.

If you're an eligible state school principal, you can apply now to receive financial benefits to undertake your Master degree at QUT. Funding is available to undertake the course part-time for up to three years.

What you receive

Scholarship support of up to $14,600 each across three years includes:

Eligibility criteria

Eligible applicants are required to:

About the degree

QUT's Master degree is unique in Australia and has a part-time duration of three years.

With a focus on 'inclusive education' rather than 'special education', the course has been designed to build educators' and leaders' knowledge of theories, current research and instructional practice to best support the learning, social and behavioural needs of diverse learners in inclusive classrooms.

Graduates of the Master degree will have the knowledge and skills to develop educational environments that:

If you'd like to build your school leadership profile in the fast growing area of inclusive education, this could be the opportunity for you!.

Terms and conditions

Successful applicants will be required to sign a legally binding scholarship Agreement upon acceptance of the scholarship.

The department will terminate the Agreement and seek to recover costs in the event that a recipient:

In the event that a participant withdraws from their studies or the department terminates the Agreement, the department will cease payments to QUT and all departmental liability will be null and void.

Scholarship payments will be made to QUT on a semester advance basis.

Scholarship recipients are encouraged to seek independent financial advice regarding taxation matters and self-education expenses. Information about taxation of scholarships and grants is available from the Australian Taxation Office.

How to apply

To apply, complete the online application and submit supporting documentation as outlined on the form.

Applicants will be assessed against the following criteria:

Enquiries and further information

Further information is available from the Scholarships and Grants team by email or by telephone on (07) 3055 2853.

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