Ada Mary A’Beckett Award

This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating student who has achieved distinction within the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) and demonstrated commitment to early years teaching. The Ada Mary A’Beckett Award was established in 1972 by friends and colleagues of Mrs A’Beckett to commemorate her outstanding contribution to the Institute of Early Childhood Development.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $800

Applicable study areas

Education, teaching and training

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be graduating from the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

    Selection criteria

    Students will be selected based on academic merit and commitment to the early childhood teaching profession.

  • Application process

    No application is required. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to submit a short essay outlining their commitment to the early childhood teaching profession.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    May at the latest.

What are the benefits?

Up to $800

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