Bob and Margaret Frater Travel Scholarship

Bob and Margaret Frater  Travel Scholarship

Bob and Margaret Frater International Travel Scholarship

Deadline: July 31, 2019

Australian Catholic University is well known as one of the most significant Catholic universities in the world. The university is responsible for representing the university both nationally and internationally and for providing strategic leadership and management.

Established by Dr Robert and Mrs Margaret Frater 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.

At ACU, candidates can shape their career pathway with ongoing training and development opportunities. They can the top-tier teaching and sustained community empowerment that endures far into the future


  • The scholarship is valued at up to $10,000, to be paid in one lump sum.


  • Citizenship:  domestic and international students
  • Must be working in the teaching profession in a New South Wales or Australian Capital Territory Catholic primary school
  • Must be an early career teacher or a teacher returning to career after a break

Postgraduate students:

  • Faculty: any
  • Course: any ACU postgraduate degree
  • Campus: Canberra, North Sydney, Strathfield or National
  • Year level: any

Alumni students:

  • Alumni who have completed their postgraduate studies at ACU (including predecessor colleges


 You must attach the following documentation with your application:

  • Current resumé, including outline of teaching experience
  • A written statement of 1,500 words outlining:
    • what you are looking forward to about your travel and what do you expect to gain from it
    • how you engage with your community and how this reflects the mission and values of ACU
    • how you will share what you learn
  • Budget outline of estimated expenses relating to your chosen conference or activity
  • Written reference (School Principal)
  • Written reference (personal)

To apply , Click here

For more information, visit Bob and Margaret Frater.