Suzanne and Geoffrey Dawson Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to a high-achieving student enrolled in the Master of Teaching and pursuing research in the field of education, the outcome of which is likely to enhance the advancement of social justice in educational settings and provide equality of access to improved facilitation of learning, in identified communities.

Applications open

1 Jan 2023

Last day for applications

15 Mar 2023
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $5,300

Applicable study areas

Education, teaching and training

Number of scholarships awarded

1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be enrolled in Professional Learning Capstone subject as part of a Master of Teaching program
    • be pursuing research in the field of education through the Professional Learning Capstone, the outcome of which is likely to enhance the advancement of social justice in educational settings and provide equality of access to improved facilitation of learning, in identified communities.

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on the merit of their application and previous academic results in the Master of Teaching

    Preference may be given to those studying the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) and/or research projects focused on Indigenous education or assisting communities experiencing disadvantage.

  • Application process
    • Complete an application form online (a link to the form will be available from this site when the scholarship opens).
    • Applications are ranked by the selection committee which consists of three academics.

    As part of your application you will need to :

    • describe your research project
    • explain how your proposed research looks to enhance the advancement of social justice in educational settings and provide equality of access to improved facilitation of learning in identified communities
    • outline your motivation for your chosen research proposal
    • Identify whether your project focuses on Indigenous education or assisting communities experiencing disadvantage
    • Provide any plans you have to continue with research past the completion of your Master of Teaching

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  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants will be notified of the outcome by mid May at the latest.

What are the benefits?

Up to $5,300, paid as a lump sum after census date.

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