Valerie and Lawrence Kennedy Scholarship

This scholarship will provide travelling support for Master of Teaching (Primary) teacher candidates who are undertaking regional, rural or remote placements in Australia, this may include placements in Indigenous communities. Support may also be made available for students undertaking international placements. Eligible applicants will be invited to apply.

Applications open

1 Jan 2022

Last day for applications

1 Dec 2022
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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 $1,500

Applicable study areas

Education, teaching and training

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be studying the Master of Teaching (Primary);  AND
    • undertaking a regional, rural or remote teaching placement, including placements in Indigenous settings;  OR
    • undertaking international teaching placements.

    Selection criteria

    • eligible students will be invited to submit an application.
    • applicants will be assessed on the merit of their application.
  • Application process

    Eligible students will be invited to submit an online application.  If you believe that you have been accepted into an eligible program and have not been invited to apply for this scholarship or with questions regarding this scholarship please email:

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants will be notified prior to placement.

What are the benefits?

Up to $1,500 to contribute towards costs associated with travel.

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