Bob and Margaret Frater International Travel Scholarship 2019

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A scholarship worth INR Scholarship up to 6,85,562

What is Bob and Margaret Frater International Travel Scholarship 2019?

The Australian Catholic University (ACU) invites applications for Bob and Margaret Frater International Travel Scholarship 2019. The scholarship aims to recognise and reward those teachers within Catholic primary schools who display leadership qualities and commitment, and who will contribute to the continuing development and enhancement of the school system, through participation in an international experience. It is a purely merit-based scholarship awarded annually to one deserving candidate. The selected candidate will get a lump sum benefit of INR 6,85,562 under this scholarship.


Who is offering this scholarship ?

The Australian Catholic University (ACU) is offering the Bob and Margaret Frater International Travel Scholarship 2019.


Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To apply for this scholarship, an applicant must -

  • Be a domestic or an international student
  • Be working in the teaching profession in a New South Wales or Australian Capital Territory Catholic primary school
  • Be an early career teacher or a teacher returning to a career after a break
  • Be an alumnus who has completed his/her postgraduate studies at ACU

Note: Postgraduate students pursuing any ACU degree course at any Faculty are also eligible for this scholarship.


What are the benefits ?

The selected scholar will get a lump sum amount of INR 6,85,562 under this scholarship scheme.


How can you apply ?

Interested candidates may apply by following the below steps-

Step1: Current ACU students can click the Login tab and log in to the ACU network by entering their credentials. 

Step 2: Approaching students can go to the Register tab to set up their login details. 

Step 3: After successfully logging in, fill in the application form with all the required details.

Step 4: Upload the supporting documents and submit the application.


What are the documents required for the Bob and Margaret Frater International Travel Scholarship 2019?

Applicants need to upload the following documents-

  • Current resume, including an outline of teaching experience
  • A written statement of 1,500 words stating the candidate’s views on the desired outcome of travel, sharing of skills learned during the travel along with the alignment of mission and values of ACU with their own community
  • Budget outline of estimated expenses relating to the candidate’s chosen conference or activity
  • Written reference by School Principal
  • Personal written reference


What are the selection criteria ?

  • Applications will be assessed based on the strength of the following criteria 
  • Resumé
  • Written statement
  • Budget
  • Written references
  • After the closing date, the selected candidates will be notified by the Selection Committee about the outcome of their application via email.
  • Applicants will be shortlisted by the ACU Scholarships Office.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview with the Selection Committee.


What are the important dates ?

  • Applications open: Thursday, 13th June 2019
  • Application deadline: Wednesday, 31st July 2019


Terms and Conditions

  • The supporting documents must be in doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt, .pdf format only.
  • Only one scholarship will be offered under the for Bob and Margaret Frater International Travel Scholarship 2019.
  • Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship through online process only.
  • Beneficiaries are requested to submit a letter of appreciation for the benefactor explaining how the scholarship has supported them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October 2018.
  • In case, the information provided by the applicant is false or misleading, the AUC holds the right to terminate the scholarship.


Contact details

Phone: 1300 275 228




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