Scholarship details

Study levels

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Student type

Current students

Study area

Education

Citizenship

Australian and Australian or New Zealand

Application dates

Applications close
10 July 2022

What you'll receive

A $5,000 bursary to cover expenses such as airfares and accommodation associated with your professional experience placement.

First instalment of $2,500 paid upon receipt of bursary.

Second instalment of $2,500 paid after Census date in Semester 2, 2022.

Eligibility

  1. Recipients must be:

    • final year Bachelor of Education or Masters of Teaching
    • undertaking a professional experience placement in Semester 2, 2022
    • undertaking a professional experience placement in a state school campus which has a transfer rating of 2-3 and is located:
      • at least 2 hours travel time each way from your primary residence whilst at university and the host school; and
      • within a priority region including Central Queensland, Darling Downs-South West, Far North or North Queensland. Preference will be given to placement in the Far North Queensland region. Note: transfer ratings are available using the school’s directory Department of Education (eq.edu.au).
  2. Recipients must also be one of the following:
    • an Australian or New Zealand citizen;
    • a permanent resident;
    • the holder of a permanent Humanitarian Visa;
    • an international student who has completed high school in Australia.

How to apply

Complete the online application form by the due date.

Geoffrey and Cynthia Taylor Remote Bursary application form

Note: if you are using an on-campus or networked computer, you will need to set up a username and password to ensure your progress through the form is saved.

What happens next?

Applications will be assessed by a selection panel based on merit and equity considerations in a competitive process.

Conditions

About the scholarship

The Geoffrey and Cynthia Taylor Bursary was established by David and Trevor Taylor as a memorial to their parents. Geoffrey Taylor completed a Certificate of Teaching at QUT's predecessor institution in 1943.  The wider Taylor family also hold a deep connection to QUT as alumni and staff and have a commitment to lifelong learning and community - principles that uphold the bursay's aim to enhance regional, rural and remote teaching.

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