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Fogarty Foundation Scholarships

The Fogarty Foundation provides a number of scholarships to support students enrolled in and completing either a postgraduate (graduate certificate or masters) in Education specialising in either Learning Difficulties or Special Education. It is hoped these scholarships will enable teachers to upgrade their qualifications in the above respective areas and to build a cohort of specialisation and support throughout and after their studies. Students will be required on acceptance of the scholarship to engage in small program of engagement with current and past scholars. Scholarships are valued at $5000.


Important dates

Opens: 1-03-2021 Closes: 1-04-2021

Applies to

Domestic Postgraduate Coursework

At a glance

  • This scholarship is open to current ECU students.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to AskUs.

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or Australian Permanent resident;
  • have and maintain an academic progression status of GOODSTANDING
  • be studying a minimum of 30cp;
  • be currently enrolled in one of the following courses;

Graduate Certificate of Education I95 specialising in either

-Learning Difficulties: EDU6584; EDU6477, EDU6651, EDU6373 or 
-Special Education: EDU6373, EDU 6311, EDU6315, EDU6322.


Masters of Education students (H08) specialising in either

- Learning Difficulties: EDU6373; EDU6584; EDU6477, EDU6651 or
- Special Education: EDU6373; EDU6174; EDU6477; EDU6584

How to apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

Applicants will be required to provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words demonstrating your commitment to working with children who have leaning difficulties and/or special needs.

Selection Process

Eligible applications will be assessed by a Selection Committee.

Selection will based on:

  • Content of Personal Statement

For more information

Contact AskUs.

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