Beth MacLaren Smallwood Scholarship - Master of Instructional Leadership

This scholarship supports students in the Master of Instructional Leadership with fee remission worth $28,500 in total over the two-year duration of the course. Please note that this scholarship is not available for the 2020 intake. The scholarship will next be available for the 2021 intake of the Master of Instructional Leadership.

Applications open

1 Oct 2020

Last day for applications

30 Nov 2020
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Fee remission
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $28,500

Applicable study areas

Education, teaching and training

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
    • be enrolled, or intend to enrol, in the Master of Instructional Leadership 2021
    • be a leader or emerging leader in a school that caters for children who are deaf and hard of hearing

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on academic merit.

  • Application process

    Please apply online. For queries, contact

    Submit a course application

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview in early December.

    All applicants will be notified of an outcome by mid-December.

    In addition, any applicants wishing to be considered for the scholarships must also formally apply for admission into the Master of Instructional Leadership. Click for more information on the MIL admission application process.

  • About the donor

    Beth MacLaren Smallwood

    The scholarship was established by the Beth MacLaren Smallwood Foundation in memory of Beth MacLaren Smallwood who was a passionate supporter and advocate of enhancing educational opportunities for students who are deaf and hard of hearing to empower them to reach their full potential. It is the wish of the Foundation to continue Beth’s desire to support the knowledge and skills of teachers of the deaf and leaders in the field in Victoria.

What are the benefits?

Fee remission of $28,500, worth $14,225 per year for the duration of the course.

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