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Early Childhood Provisionally Registered Teacher (PRT) Grants Program

Information about funding available to support provisionally registered early childhood teachers (PRTs) to move from provisional to full registration.

Overview

Who can apply:
Businesses, not-for-profit groups
Status:
Closed
Funding:
$2,872

The department offers grants to approved providers to support provisionally registered early childhood teachers (PRTs) to move to full registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT).

Moving from provisional to full registration is an important step in a teacher’s career and demonstrates their proficiency against the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

Approved providers of early childhood services in Victoria can apply for funding of $2,872 (excluding GST) per eligible PRT.

Key dates

Applications for the 2023-24 PRT Grants Program are now closed.

No late applications will be accepted.

2023-24 PRT Grants Program applicants can view the status of their applications by logging in to the PRT Grants Program Application Portal(opens in a new window).

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their grant applications in June/July 2024 and payments will be issued to successful applicants in August 2024.

2024-25 PRT Grants Program - Round 1

  • Applications open

    Late August 2024

  • Applications closed

    Mid September 2024

  • Assessment of applications

    September 2024

  • Applicants advised of the outcome of their grant application

    October

  • Payments made to successful applicants

    November 2024

  • Check-ins conducted with grant recipients and PRTs supported through Round 1 of the 2024-25 PRT Grants Program

    April 2025

  • 2024-25 PRT Grants Program – Round 1 acquittal process begins

    November 2025

Guidelines

Updated