Scholarships

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Master of Teaching Scholarships

  • Facilitated by: Adventist Schools Australia
  • Overview: Adventist Schools Australia recognises and values the life skills and maturity that Master of Teaching (MTch) graduates offer its schools. It also recognises the challenges and uncertainties of changing careers. To assist in this journey of transition, Adventist Schools Australia in conjunction with Avondale University, offers a Master of Teaching (MTch) Scholarship Program for approved Master of Teaching students.
  • Recipients: All students who are enrolled in the MTch program at Avondale University College, and who meet the specified criteria, are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants may apply at any time prior to the final semester of the MTch course. Applicants must:
    • Be a permanent Australian resident.
    • Demonstrate authentic practical Christian faith and involvement at local church level and provide two referees, one of which must be their church pastor.
    • Be willing to be interviewed as part of the selection process.
    • Meet Working With Children and other legal requirements.
    • Maintain ongoing enrolment in the MTch course at Avondale University.
    • Demonstrate competence in meeting professional experience requirements.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to accept employment in a range of locations.
  • Scholarship: The scholarship is valued at $1,500 per semester to a maximum of $6,000 (covering four semesters for the full MTch course).

Further information and an application form are available here:

MTeach Application:

ChangeMaker Scholarships

  • Facilitated by: Avondale University
  • Overview: Established as a tool for teachers/principals to invite final year 12 students across Australia and New Zealand into the Ministry of Teaching, Business, Chaplaincy, Counselling, Nursing and Pastoral Ministry.
  • Recipients: It is given to a student in recognition of them having the ability to allow God to use them as a positive influence in this world. The recipients of this scholarship would normally be selected by Avondale Alumni Teachers/Principals within the chosen selected schools. Students will be identified by their aptitude towards one of the ministry areas mentioned above. The scholarship will be granted to the first 40 students who take up the offer and enrol at Avondale University.
  • Scholarship: The scholarship will be worth $3000 ($1500 per semester) for the first year of study and will be applied to on-campus residential fees.

School Company Teacher Training Scholarships

  • Facilitated by: Individual school companies
  • Overview: The School Company Teacher Training Scholarship is designed to assist school companies secure a supply of teachers to meet the company’s needs. School Company Teacher Training Scholarships will be funded and managed by school companies within the guidelines approved by the National Education Council.
  • Recipients: The Scholarship will be available for students participating in their second, third or fourth year of a teaching degree program.
  • Scholarship: The scholarship will be a minimum of $3000 per year towards meeting university costs.