Early Childhood Aboriginal Pathway Scholarships

This scholarship is for eligible Aboriginal people wanting to become an early childhood educator or early childhood teacher, including those looking to upskill. Scholarship options are available to support approved qualifications from Certificate III and Diploma through to degree and postgraduate level qualifications. These qualifications allow the recipient to teach either as an early childhood educator or an early childhood teacher registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.

Scholarship details

Value: Value may vary

Duration: 1 Year

Application dates

Open all year round

Options


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

Areas of study:

  • Teacher education

At Institution:

  • VIC Universities

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Postgraduate research
  • VET courses

Study Load:

  • Full Time

Location:

  • VIC

Eligibility Criteria

The qualification studied must allow the recipient to teach either as an early childhood educator or an early childhood teacher registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching. These include:
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care;
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care;
Approved early childhood bachelor degree;
Approved early childhood graduate diploma;
Approved early childhood masters qualification.

How to Apply

To apply, visit the Victorian Government Department of Education and Training scholarships and employment incentives website.

Further Information

A full list of early childhood education qualifications approved by Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) from Certificate III through to postgraduate qualifications can be found on the Early Childhood Aboriginal Pathway Scholarships website.