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ASA Master of Teaching Scholarship

Adventist Schools Australia (ASA) is partnering with Avondale University (Avondale) to offer people who want to retrain as teachers an ASA Master of Teaching Scholarship.

The scholarship is valued at $1,500 per semester to a maximum of $6,000 (covering four semesters for the full MTch course).

The program is available to students enrolled at Avondale in one of the below courses:

  • Master of Teaching (Primary)
  • Master of Teaching (Secondary)

This is an excellent opportunity for people who want:

  • A guaranteed job offer
  • To up-skill
  • To change careers
  • To study via distance education/online
  • To work in the Seventh-day Adventist school system
  • To have security of a teaching job once graduated

Some of the main criteria is listed below, however, this list is not extensive.

Applicants for the ASA Master of Teaching Scholarship must:

  1. Be a permanent Australian resident;
  2. Demonstrate authentic practical Christian faith and involvement at local church level and provide two referees, one of which must be their church pastor;
  3. Maintain ongoing enrolment in the course approved for this program;
  4. Be willing to be interviewed as part of the selection process;
  5. Demonstrate competence in meeting professional experience requirements;
  6. Meet Working With Children Checks and other legal requirements;
  7. Demonstrate a willingness to accept employment in a range of locations.

To maintain a position in the program, applicants must:

  1. Achieve at least a Credit grade for all professional experience placements;
  2. Have a minimum GPA of 5;
  3. Not have any substantiated disciplinary incidents during student years;
  4. Not defer the agreed study program without approval from the ASA Education Scholarship Committee, as student deferrals can impact employment availability. Requests for deferral will only be considered for unforeseen emergencies;
  5. Satisfactorily graduate from the Master of Teaching course.

Through the duration of the Master of Teaching course, ASA will request details about the student’s performance to validate their ongoing progress in the ASA Master of Teaching Scholarship.

For information and advice regarding the ASA Master of Teaching Scholarship, please direct your enquiries to:

Adventist Schools Australia
PO Box 4368

Phone: 03 9871 7518
Facsimile: 03 9870 7715
Email: [email protected]

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