The Department of Education and Training offers a number of scholarships, grants and bursaries to high achieving students who are about to commence or are currently completing an approved undergraduate or postgraduate preservice teacher education program.
The Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science and Science Education are open to students, scientific laboratory assistants and teachers in state and non-state schools and all Queensland-based tertiary institutions, industries, businesses and research organisations.
The Australian Scholarships Group’s NEiTA Foundation conducts a program of national awards honouring exemplary teachers in Australian schools and early childhood centres.
The awards promote public recognition of the teaching profession and specifically those teachers whose inspirational approach to teaching stimulates student learning.
The BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Teacher Awards recognise outstanding contributions made by classroom teachers to science education.