Teaching Scholarships

The Rockhampton Grammar School is proud to offer Teaching Scholarships to outstanding future teachers, who are undertaking or entering their final year of tertiary education studies and have a strong commitment to our Central Queensland community.

The Teaching Scholarships will cover the full cost of the successful applicants' tuition fees for a Bachelor of Education or Master of Teaching.  

The successful applicants will also have the opportunity to be employed by the School upon graduation.

Teaching Scholarship Support

Successful scholarship recipients will receive a support package from the School, which includes:

  • Payment of the scholarship recipient's tertiary education tuition fees for the duration of their course. 
  • An opportunity to be employed at the School upon graduation (dependent upon availability of a position at the School and successful completion of education qualification).
  • Access to a professional network of support, including mentors, teachers and the Headmaster from The Rockhampton Grammar School.
  • Access to a range of departmental resources.
  • Access to relevant professional development and induction programmes.
Eligibility Criteria

 Applications for the Teaching Scholarship  are invited from people who :

1. Are undertaking a course in a Queensland tertiary institution with the intent to complete a qualification that enables them to become registered as a teacher with the Queensland College of Teachers upon graduation.   

2. Have one full year (or the equivalent) of study remaining in their course of study at the time of application.  (Retrospective tuition fees for the entire course will be paid under the scholarship.) 

3. Achieved high academic results as a student at high school in the Central Queensland region and can demonstrate their full participation in school life OR can demonstrate their strong commitment to education in the Central Queensland region.  

4. Are an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or permanent resident of Australia.

5. Are willing to undertake a period of placement or practical training at the School (dependent on course requirements and availability).  


Applications for the current round of Teaching Scholarships are now OPEN.

Applicants must complete a letter of application, provide a detailed response to the selection criteria (available here), and provide a copy of their curriculum vitae.

Applications are to be submitted by email to positions@rgs.qld.edu.au by 4 pm on Monday 19th August, 2024.

Further Information

For further information about the Teaching Scholarship, eligibility or careers at RGS, please contact: Ms Dani Donnelly ph (07) 4936 0707 or email ddonnelly@rgs.qld.edu.au