Scholarships: Applications are invited for A.S.Hornby Educational Trust scholarships for study in the UK between October 2018 and September 2019. Scholarships are awarded every year to English language teachers from outside the UK to study for Masters in ELT at the University of Warwick.
Host College/University: The Trust was set up by A.S.Hornby in 1961 to support English language teaching worldwide. A.S.Hornby had a distinguished career in English language teaching and developed the Oxford Advanced Learners’ Dictionary, which is still published in its 8th edition by Oxford University Press. The Trust is a registered charity in the UK.
Degree level: Scholarships are available to study for Masters in ELT at the University of Warwick.
Field of Study: Scholarships
Scholarship Award: The scholarships cover all the costs in the UK including a monthly stipend to cover accommodation and living expenses, tuition fees, and return air tickets, tuition fees, visa and IELTS test costs.
Nationalities: Scholars come from many countries, including those in Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Scholarship can be taken in the UK.
Eligibility Criteria: Eligible applicants for the scholarship award must have at least two years’ full-time English language teaching experience and a full university degree. The Hornby Scholarships are intended to support experienced English language teachers who have the potential to make a significant future contribution to English language teaching and teachers in their countries
English Language Requirements: Applicants also require the level of English proficiency required by the university (this is normally assessed according to IELTS – scholars require an overall score of 6.5, with no less than 6.0 in any of the categories, and 6.5 for writing).
Applying procedure Instructions: Applicants are selected by a four-stage process:
- Online application form – applicants submit the online application form for initial assessment
- Interview – applicants who are successful at stage 1 are invited for interview at the British Council office in their country of origin
- Application to university –applicants selected from the interview are invited to apply to the university for consideration
- University acceptance – the scholarship award is confirmed with the applicant and arrangements are made to arrive in the UK to begin study by 1st October 2018
The mode of applying is online.
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Scholarship Deadline: February 16, 2018