Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Teaching Scholarship


$7,500 per year for duration of degree


New students


Any undergraduate degree or Master of Teaching (Secondary)


Applicants must:

  • be of South Sudanese heritage
  • commencing study or currently enrolled in the first year of any undergraduate degree, or the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents, or have received a permanent humanitarian visa.

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

The Diocese of Parramatta is located in one of the fastest growing areas of New South Wales in the heart of Western Sydney and comprises 80 vibrant and dynamic school communities that stretch from Dundas Valley, north to Richmond, west to Katoomba and south to Luddenham. There are around 43,000 students and almost 5,000 staff.

A Catholic Education in the Diocese of Parramatta is innovative, personalised and relevant to the needs of today's student. The individual child is the focus of learning and teaching and a broad curriculum caters for a wide range of interests and abilities.

This scholarship will assist new members of our communities to access tertiary education in a way that works for them.

Applications and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a written statement indicating how they believe the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant’s background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility and merit. The written statement should address applicants South Sudanese heritage.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.

Applications for this scholarship are now closed