School Counselling Services Scholarships

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

This scholarship offers:

  • $25,000 per year of full-time study for full-fee paying students
  • $6,600 per year for students with a Commonwealth Supported place
  • $6,000 appointment allowance
  • 1,500 textbook and incidentals allowance
  • full-time employment on successful completion in NSW public schools in rural areas of workforce need.

Note: Additional benefits may also be available to school counsellors working in rural locations.

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

Eligibility to apply for this scholarship

To be eligible for a graduate scholarship you must:

  • have completed a four year sequence of Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved psychology studies
  • meet requirements to undertake the Master of Teaching (School Counselling) program at the University of Sydney
  • be willing to work in geographic areas of workforce need
  • have or be able to obtain a Working with Children Check
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen, and
  • hold a current and valid NSW driver's licence.

Information

Download the Program Summary (PDF 46 KB)
Download the Master of Teaching (School Counselling) Info Pack (PDF 255 KB)
Appendix 1 – Application Form (PDF 191 KB)
Appendix 3 – Referee Report Template (DOCX 47 KB)
Appendix 4 – Work Location Nomination Form (PDF 174 KB)
Appendix 6 – Proof of ID (PDF 188 KB)
Appendix 7 – Declaration for Child-related Work (PDF 451 KB)
Appendix 8 – Informed Consent Form (PDF 226 KB)
Appendix 9 – Pre-employment Health Declaration Form (PDF 197 KB)

 

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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School Psychologist Graduate Scholarship Program – Master of Professional Psychology Scholarship

School Psychologists apply their psychological expertise to support students to achieve cognitive, emotional, social, physical and spiritual wellbeing.

School Psychologists provide counselling and psychological assessment of students. They complement and enhance the work of teachers to strengthen student learning and wellbeing outcomes. School Psychologists provide psychological counselling services to allocated schools from Preschool to Year 12 across a range of metropolitan, rural and remote locations.

School psychologists will not be required to teach or undertake teaching duties as defined by the Teacher Accreditation Act 2004 as amended.

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Contact information

Vicki Melitas, Psychology Service Development Coordinator, Student Engagement and Interagency Partnerships

(02) 9244 5424

vicki.melitas@det.nsw.edu.au