RSC Teacher Training Scholarship

Royal Society of Chemistry

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Grant amount: £28,000

Next deadline: Jan 27, 2019

Later deadlines: Mar 3, 2019, Apr 7, 2019, May 6, 2019, Jun 9, 2019, Jun 30, 2019, Jul 28, 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: 2.2

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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.