Tim Fairfax Family Foundation Rural and Remote Education Bursary | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Tim Fairfax Family Foundation Rural and Remote Education Bursary

Scholarship applications for Semester 1 are now closed.

For Education students to gain experience in a rural or remote community.

Established in 2010 by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation (TFFF). The aim of the Bursary is for Education students to gain valuable experience in a rural setting or remote location, as Workplace Learning and teaching experience.

Please Note:  This bursary is offered on a yearly basis through funds provided by an external donor. If funding is not available in any given year, the bursary will not be awarded.

  • domestic students enrolled in undergraduate Education programs or a Master of Teaching
  • completed and approved rural and remote application form and interview. For more information contact edprofessionallearning@usc.edu.au
  • undertaking a UniSC approved Professional Experience (PEx) in a rural or remote location
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Selection criteria
  • academic merit
  • satisfactory completion of any Professional Experience (PEx) that has been previously undertaken
Eligible programs
Undergraduate Education programs and Master of Teaching
Number available
Numerous, depending on funding available and the demand

Up to A$2,500 (depending on duration, location and distance)