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Regional and rural professional experience scholarships for 2018

Up to 20 university students have the opportunity to access scholarships to support their professional experience placements in regional and rural government schools and preschools in South Australia. 

Scholarships of up to $4000 can be used to cover the cost of transport, accommodation and other costs associated with distant placement. 

Applications for the 2018 scholarship program closed on 30 November 2017.

Participating schools

In 2018, priority has been given to the Upper Spencer Gulf area (Port Pirie, Port Augusta and Whyalla). The participating schools are:

  • Airdale Primary School
  • Edward John Eyre High School
  • Flinders View Primary School
  • John Pirie Secondary School
  • Long Street Primary School
  • Quorn Area School
  • Risdon Park Primary School
  • Solomontown Primary School
  • Stirling North Primary School
  • Whyalla High School
  • Willsden Primary School.


Leadership and Development directorate

Phone: 8226 1231
Email: education.leadershipdevelopment [at] sa.gov.au