QIEC Super Scholarship
Awarded by Australian Catholic University
To provide financial support to enable students enrolled in the School of Education teacher programs to experience a rural and or remote Queensland education setting thereby; supporting rural and remote communities through provision of student teachers, providing a unique professional development experience for students, encouraging graduating students of the School of Education (Brisbane QLD) to consider working in rural and remote education settings in QLD and building an awareness of QIEC Super and its brand amongst students of the University.
Open to students enrolled in any course offered by the School of Education (Qld) at the Brisbane campus of the University who have previously undertaken a minimum of one practicum placement, and provide a report pertaining to the success of that placement; are prepared to undertake a four week or longer practicum placement in a rural, regional or remote area based in Queensland consistent with QIEC Super's business reach (grid); have not previously been a recipient of this Scholarship; and can demonstrate that they or their family live at least 100kms from the designated practicum placement.
Up to 5
$1,000 ($500 pre placement payment [subject to confirmation of practical placement] and $500 post placement payment [subject to successful completion of practicum])
Applications must include a written statement of 200 words or less explaining how a practicum placement in a rural, regional, or remote school could benefit the applicant’s learning and practice as a future teacher; and a copy of the applicant’s academic transcript to demonstrate capacity to undertake practicum.
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).