Masters of the Inclusive Education Scholarships

The Masters of the Inclusive Education Scholarships initiative provides postgraduate scholarships for Victorian government school teachers and regional support staff.

Successful applicants will complete a Masters of Education course, specialising in either:

  • inclusive and special education
  • applied behaviour analysis.

Masters of Inclusive Education Scholarships support:

  • full tuition fees
  • a contribution towards teacher replacement.

How to apply

Applicants apply online. There are two application rounds each year. For information about the application process, see the application guidelines (docx - 481.57kb).

The upcoming application round will open on Monday 10 August and close on Monday 7 September, 2020.

Register your interest

To register your interest and get more information about the Masters of Inclusive Education Scholarships:

Approved post-graduate courses

Additional resources


The Victorian Government has committed to increasing the number of highly qualified and specialised inclusive education teachers and regional-based staff in Victorian schools.

It’s the vision that every Victorian government school will have access to a Masters qualified inclusive education teacher.

Additional postgraduate study can help teachers support students with disabilities and additional learning needs, using evidence-based, best practice approaches.

How schools support recipients

This video shows the different ways schools support scholarship recipients to complete their course.


How the courses impact teaching and the school community

This video shows how the learnings from completing a scholarship have impacted the recipients' teaching as well as the wider school community.


How principals can support staff

This video highlights the importance of encouraging and supporting staff to complete a masters qualification. The benefits stretch across the education system, not just within their classroom or school.