Bob and Margaret Frater Travel Scholarship
Awarded by Australian Catholic University
To recognise and reward those teachers within Catholic primary schools who display leadership qualities and commitment and who will contribute to the continuing development and enhancement of the school system through participation in an international experience.
Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview prior to a final decision being made.
Open to persons who are enrolled in, or have completed, studies at Australian Catholic University (or one of its predecessor colleges) and who are working in the teaching profession in a New South Wales or Australian Capital Territory Catholic primary school.
Up to $10,000
Applications should include a proposal of approximately 1,200 words identifying a professional development activity (i.e. conference or other activity) for which the applicant seeks support and evidence of acceptance to participate in that event; a budget outline of estimated expenses relating to the applicants attendance at his/her chosen conference or activity; evidence of postgraduate study (either completed or currently being undertaken); and demonstrated commitment to using their qualifications to work for the betterment of the educational community.
ACU is The Australian Catholic University, a public university funded by the Australian Government and open to students and staff of all beliefs.
We have six campuses in Australia and offer programs throughout Australia and overseas. Our students enjoy the benefits of small, friendly campuses and small class sizes, and have direct access to highly qualified lecturers and quality student support services. Our campuses are located in Brisbane (Queensland), North Sydney and Strathfield, (New South Wales), Canberra (ACT), Ballarat and Melbourne (Victoria).