School Counselling Services Scholarships

School Psychologist Graduate Scholarship Program - Master of Professional Psychology Scholarship

 

The School Psychologist Graduate Scholarship Program supports psychology graduates to complete a Master of Professional Psychology program and become a school psychologist working in rural or metropolitan NSW public schools.

This scholarship offers:

  • Up to $26,000 tuition allowance for full-time, full fee paying students
  • Up to $6,000 appointment allowance
  • $1,500 text book and incidentals allowance
  • Supervised practicum placements in schools of up to 300 hours
  • One year full-time internship
  • Ongoing employment as a school psychologist upon satisfactory completion of the internship in NSW public schools in areas of workforce need.

Note: The tuition allowance component of the scholarship benefit will be adjusted based on individual university or institution's fees and charges for the Master of Professional Psychology program

Additional benefits may be available to interns and employees working in certain rural NSW locations.

Eligibility to apply for this scholarship

To be eligible to apply for the School Psychologist Graduate Scholarship, you must:

  • have completed an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved 4th year in Psychology
  • be enrolled in a Master of Professional Psychology program at an APAC approved university or institution
  • have or be able to obtain a NSW Working with Children Check clearance
  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen
  • hold a current and valid NSW driver's licence with permission to drive by oneself.

Information

Download the program summary (DOCX 53 KB)
Download the psychology Info Pack (DOCX 295 KB)

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

We are not currently accepting applications.

For further information, please contact:

Vicki Melitas

Psychology Service Development Coordinator, Student Engagement and Interagency Partnerships

Telephone: (02) 9244 5424

Email: vicki.melitas@det.nsw.edu.au

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Supported Students, Successful Students Graduate Scholarship Program – Master of Teaching (School Counselling)

Scholarships for the Supported Students, Successful Students Graduate Scholarship Program supports psychology graduates to complete the Master of Teaching (School Counselling) program at the University of Sydney and become a school counsellor working in rural or metropolitan NSW public schools.

Graduates will gain valuable knowledge under the guidance and supervision of experienced school counsellors in schools.

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Contact information

Vicki Melitas, Psychology Service Development Coordinator

(02) 9244 5424

vicki.melitas@det.nsw.edu.au