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 www.iop.org/scholarships.
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.