RSC Teacher Training Scholarship
Royal Society of Chemistry
Grant amount: £28,000
Next deadline: Apr 8, 2018
Later deadlines: May 13, 2018, Jun 14, 2018, Jul 12, 2018, Jul 31, 2018, Feb 11, 2019, Mar 11, 2019
Applicant type: Graduate Student Undergraduate Student
Funding uses: Conference, Education / Outreach, Scholarship
Location of project: Anywhere in the world
Location of residency: United Kingdom
Minimum GPA: 2.2View website Save Need help writing this grant?
We are awarding £27,500 tax-free funding to 120 talented individuals entering chemistry teacher training in England in the 2017/18 academic year.
Our Initial Teacher Training Scholarship scheme is run in partnership with the Department of Education.
- Our scholars receive:
- a £27,500 tax-free bursary from the Department for Education;
- free classroom materials including books, posters and a lab coat;
- mentoring by an expert chemistry teacher;
- meetings with other scholars from their region;
- free online CPD courses focused on active learning in chemistry; and
- opportunities to represent the Royal Society of Chemistry at meetings and conferences on chemistry and chemistry education.
- Our scholars also get free membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry for two years. This includes:
- Education in Chemistry bimonthly magazine, with news, reviews and opinions written by teachers for teachers;
- access to Talk Chemistry, our online forum for teachers to share lesson plans, innovative resources and teaching ideas;
- access to national and regional networks for chemistry teachers and trainee teachers; and
- up to a third off books from top scientific publishers.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Carefully read the following eligibility criteria before applying for a scholarship. Applicants must:
- have a minimum of a 2:2, or are predicted a 2:2 and will have graduated by September 2017;
- have a degree containing at least 50% chemistry, or have a conditional teacher training course offer subject to completing a chemistry subject knowledge enhancement course;
- have secured a place on an eligible part-time or full-time unsalaried chemistry teacher training course in England, by September 2017 which will start in the 2017/18 academic year;
- be classified as a ‘Home’ student by the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA);
- be eligible to draw a tuition fee loan from the Student Loans Company; and
- meet the bursary eligibility criteria as set out in the National College for Teaching and Leadership’s bursary guidance.
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