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Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarship

Applications for the 2018 Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarships have closed. Scholarships will be offered to successful candidates in 2018.

Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarships support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders while they study to become teachers.

The scholarship provides up to $20,000 over 4 years and the opportunity of a permanent teaching position at a Queensland state school.

You must work with the Department of Education and Training for at least the same amount of time you received scholarship funding (i.e. if you received funding for 4 years you must work in a Queensland state school for 4 years).

For further information regarding the Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarship and application process please visit

Contact us

For further enquiries, please contact the Scholarships and Grants Team on 07 3055 2967 or email

Rural or remote teacher benefits

Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarship recipients who are appointed to rural or remote state schools may also be eligible for incentives under the Remote Area Incentive Scheme.

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Last updated:
16 January 2018
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