Scholarships for Teacher Training from the Institute of Physics

There are 150 scholarships worth £25,000 to award to high-calibre individuals wishing to embark on physics initial teacher training. Each scholarship will enable those doing PGCE or School Direct (non-salaried) teacher training in England in 2014/15 to join a prestigious programme that offers a package of financial and academic support.

IOP scholarships are available for graduates with a 2:1 or first class degree in physics or a related subject who can demonstrate exceptional physics subject knowledge and the potential to become an outstanding teacher. Full eligibility, frequently asked questions and application deadlines can be found at   

The application process consists of an online application form and a physics test, followed by an assessment day for shortlisted candidates. To manage demand, application deadlines and assessment days will occur monthly, with the first deadline being Monday 25 November.

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