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Kerry Landman Scholarship

$30,000 annually for domestic students opting for a Master's Degree in Teaching.

Key details

Up to $60,000
Length of Support
Entire degree
Number Offered

About this scholarship

The scholarship supports high-achieving mathematics graduates that demonstrate a passion for education and wish to train as mathematics teachers. This scholarship is valued at up to $60,000 in total. Students with a mathematics major enrolling in a Master of Teaching (Secondary) at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education are encouraged to apply. 


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • have a recent (5 years or less) undergraduate degree (or higher qualification) with a major in mathematics
  • be enrolled or enrolling in the 2024 intake of the Master of Teaching (Secondary) course (Mathematics Learning Area, or its successor) at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident

Consideration will also be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need – assessed by the completion of the financial assessment component of the application form.

Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Coursework)
Eligible Institutions
Eligible Study Fields
Teaching & Education

Selection criteria

Eligible applicants will be assessed on the merit of their application including :

  • academic achievement in previous studies as determined by the course-weighted average
  • aspirations as a mathematics teacher provided by a written statement (not more than 1000 words)
  • background and experience of the candidate demonstrated through a curriculum vitae
  • consideration of the financial need

If deemed necessary by the Selection Committee an interview may be required and/or referees contacted.

Application process

Application process

  • Submit an online application.  The application form will be available when the scholarship opens.
  • Shortlisted candidates may be invited to an interview and/or referees contacted.

Retention requirements

To remain on the scholarship in the second year of the course the recipient will need to:

  • continue the Mathematics Learning Area
  • achieve 75% or above in the Mathematics Learning Area subjects and 75% or above average in the first year of the course, taking into account the personal circumstances of the recipient.

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