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The Teacher Education Scholarship (Trinity Grammar School)

An undergraduate and postgraduate scholarship

A scholarship for full-time education students in their final year of study.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at Trinity Grammar School
1 July 2022 31 August 2022

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at:

  • recipient enrolled in eligible Bachelor's degree will receive $12,000 per annum and is tenable for up to one year.
  • recipient enrolled in eligibile Master's degree will receive $9,000 and is tenable for up to nine months. 

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be planning to be enrolled full-time in 2023 within the School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney in the final year of one of the following degrees: 
    • Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
    • Master of Teaching (Secondary) 
  • be willing to:
    • spend one day a week at the School for School Terms 1, 2 and 3 (bachelors degree only)
    • undertake an unpaid internship at the School during School Term 4 (bachelors degree only)
    • spend one day a week at the School for School Terms 1 and 2 (masters degree only)
    • undertake an unpaid internship at the School during School Term 3 (masters degree only)
    • receive guidance from a mentor teacher
    • participate in academic, pastoral and co-curricular activities.

Background

The Teacher Education Scholarship (Trinity Grammar School) has been established to offer students a unique opportunity to work at a leading Independent School within the Greater Sydney area.

The Scholarship will be awarded to a student with an excellent academic record who will contribute to the curricular and co-curricular life within the school.

This Scholarship is funded by Trinity Grammar School.
 

1. Background

a. The Teacher Education Scholarship (Trinity Grammar School) has been established to offer students a unique opportunity to work at a leading Independent School within the Greater Sydney area.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded to a student with an excellent academic record who will contribute to the curricular and co-curricular life within the school.

c. This Scholarship is funded by Trinity Grammar School.

2. Eligibility

a. This Scholarship is offered subject to applicants being enrolled full-time in the final year of one of the following degrees within the School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney:

I. Bachelor of Education (Secondary), or
II. Master of Teaching (Secondary).

b. Applicants from the eligible Bachelor’s degree must be willing to complete the following in their final year of their degree at the Trinity Grammar School:

I. spend one day a week at the School for School Terms 1, 2 and 3
II. undertake an unpaid internship at the School during School Term 4, 
III. receive guidance from a mentor teacher, and
IV. participate in academic, pastoral and co-curricular activities.

c. Applicants from the eligible Master’s degree must be willing to complete the following in their final year of their degree at the Trinity Grammar School:

I. spend one day a week at the School for School Terms 1 and 2, 
II. undertake an unpaid internship at the School during School Term 3, 
III. receive guidance from a mentor teacher, and
IV. participate in academic, pastoral and co-curricular activities.

3. Selection Criteria

a. For Bachelor’s degree applicants the Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit,
II. a one-page personal statement indicating their interest in participation at the School, how they might contribute to the culture of the School and their skills,
III. two academic referee reports, including one from a staff member of your degree program,
IV. a recent copy of a Professional Experience report, and
V. an interview for short-listed applicants. 

b. For Master’s degree applicants the Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. a one page personal statement indicating their interest in participation at the School they applied for, how they might contribute to the culture of the School and their skills,
II. two academic referee reports, including one from a staff member of your degree program,
III. a recent copy of a Professional Experience report if this is available at the time of application, and
IV. an interview for short-listed applicants. 

c. Preference will be given to applicants who can contribute to co-curriculum areas in their areas of study within the Sydney School of Education and Social Work.

d. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of the Sydney School of Education and Social Work or their nominated delegate(s) and at least one representative from the Trinity Grammar School. 

4. Value

a. A recipient enrolled in an eligible Bachelor’s degree will receive $12,000 per annum and the scholarship is tenable for up to one year. 

b. A recipient enrolled in an eligible Master’s degree will receive $9,000 for up to 9 months.

c. The Scholarship value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

d. Deferral and/or suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted.

e. The Scholarship cannot be transferred to another University school, faculty or university. 

f. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

g. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must achieve satisfactory progress in their Professional Experience studies. This will be monitored jointly by the Trinity Grammar School and the Sydney School of Education and Social Work.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,
II. commences part-time study without prior approval from the Head of School, School of Education and Social Work, 
III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance, 
IV. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application, 
V. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $8,000 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship, or
VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.  

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed. 

7. Privacy 

a. The recipient agrees to the University providing the School with their personal information including academic progress as appropriate in connection with this Scholarship.