QIEC Super Scholarship

About this scholarship

Established in 2010 the QIEC Super Scholarship aims to provide financial support to enable students enrolled in the School of Education teacher programs (at ACU) to experience a rural and or remote Queensland education setting.

Application dates

Open Date: Thursday 06 September 2018

Close Date: Monday 11 March 2019

Scholarship type

Merit

Value

  • The scholarship is valued at $3,500 paid in one lump sum.
  • There are two scholarships available.

Student type

Current Students

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have not previously received this scholarship
  • Studying at the Brisbane campus
  • Studying any teaching related course
  • Living 100km from their placement

Application process

The following documents must be submitted with the application:

  • A written statement of approximately 200 words outlining:
    • how a rural, regional or remote school could benefit the applicant’s learning and practice as a future teacher.
  • Academic transcript
  • Evidence of enrolment/acceptance for a four week or longer practicum placement in a rural, regional or remote area based in Queensland
  • Evidence of residence (at least 100km from placement)

Selection criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:

  • Written statement
  • Academic merit
  • Evidence of placement in rural, regional or remote Queensland

Selection process

The recipients will be selected by the Scholarships Office.

Ongoing requirements

Recipients are requested to submit a letter of appreciation for the donor explaining how the Scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October of each year.

Other

  • Recipients who do not successfully complete the practicum will be required to repay all scholarship funds.
  • The placement must be at least 20km from any of the following cities/regions: Brisbane (Capital), Bundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Gympie, Gold Coast, Hervey Bay, Ipswich, Logan City, Mackay, Maryborough, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Townsville. The remoteness of the placement will be taken into account. For more information regarding your placement please contact the Placement Officer, School of Education Qld.

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