IOP Teacher Training Scholarships

Applications now open for 2014.

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To make becoming a physics teacher even more rewarding we will award 150 Teacher Training Scholarships at £25,000 to the most outstanding individuals entering teacher training in the 2014/15 academic year.

As an IOP Scholar you will not only receive £25,000 to help with your training, you will also become part of a scholarship community giving you endless opportunities to make a difference to the future of physics education.

£25,000 tax-free award
IOP Membership
Teaching support from IOP mentors
Network and support from your scholarship peers
Options to contribute to physics education policy

This application deadline is for round seven of eight. Please check this page regularly for up to date information about application deadlines.

For more information on applications, please read about eligibility, how to apply and frequently asked questions.

As a prospective trainee teacher you are strongly encouraged to register with The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL).

Please note, if your application is shortlisted you will be expected to attend an Assessment Day on one of the following dates:

17 June
15 July
16 July

There will be further application rounds throughout the academic year. Please check this page regularly for up to date information regarding application deadlines and assessment days.

The IOP Teacher Training Scholarships are run in partnership with the Department for Education and therefore are only available for eligible initial teacher training programmes in England. If you are awarded a scholarship it will replace the government bursary you will receive. It is not an additional award.


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