Details about Scotland's STEM Bursary for Initial Teacher Education 2022
Scotland's STEM Bursary for Initial Teacher Education 2022 is offered for Masters, Diploma degree in the field of Selected subjects offered at the university. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is Deadline varies. This scholarship is provided by University of Strathclyde and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, Up to £20,000 per student . This scholarship is open for: Open to nationals of all countries except scotland.
- Deadline: Deadline varies
- Scholarship value: Partial Funding, Up to £20,000 per student
About the scholarship:
The STEM Bursary scheme is open to individuals wishing to undertake a one-year secondary PGDE course leading to the award of registered teacher status in the hardest-to-fill STEM subjects. A bursary of £20,000 per student is available to those starting the PGDE in Secondary Education for Mathematics, Computing Science, Technological Education, Physics with Science, Chemistry with Science or Home Economics in August 2022. The bursary is an incentive to ease the financial transition for career changers to undertake initial teacher education and will be over and above any normal student support provided by Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS), as long as students meet the SAAS eligibility criteria. Students eligible for the bursary can also apply separately to SAAS to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish Government.
Applicants need to have been in paid employment for at least 36 months out of the last 84 months (including career breaks and any periods of furlough). Applicants who can evidence they have been in receipt of Carer's Allowance for 36 months out of the last 84 will also be deemed to meet the employment eligibility criteria.
Applicants need to hold a 2:1 degree or meet the minimum initial teacher education (ITE) entry requirement with a relevant masters qualification, the content of which would make them suitable to teach Maths, Computing Science, Technological Education, Physics, Chemistry or Home Economics.
Normal entry requirements for PGDE ITE also apply. Including exceptions, applicants ordinarily need to have been out of full-time education since 30th September 2019.
Applicants must have an offer of a place on a PGDE ITE programme at a Scottish university before applying.
Visit the official website for detailed information.