The Hornby Educational Trust offers scholarships to study a one year full-time Masters degree in an English Language Teaching (ELT) related subject in the UK. The studentships are open for students of South Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). Successful candidates will be awarded a scholarship to study a Master of Arts in English Language Teaching at Warwick University in the UK. The application deadline is 30 January 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded for one year MA in an English Language Teaching (ELT) related subject in the UK.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursing full-time master‡s degree programme.
Scholarship Provider: The Hornby Educational Trust
Award can be taken at: UK
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Eligibility: Candidates should:
-Have successfully completed an undergraduate degree course equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in the UK (certification must be provided as part of each candidate‡s application).
-Have at least five years‡ hands-on and direct experience as an English language teacher/teacher trainer (as opposed to experience only in a management role, such as co-ordinating policy or running a school).
-Have been involved in some sort of developmental work as trainers or managers.
-Have attained an overall minimum Band score 6.5 on the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS), with no less than 6 in any of the categories.
-Only applications for full time UK based ELT Masters courses are eligible for Hornby Trust funding
Open for International Students: Scholarship is open for students of South Asia. ( Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka)
Description: The Hornby Trust is calling for applications for one long term funding for a one year MA in English language teaching in the UK. The selection will be on a South Asia regional basis, and applications need to be in by 30 January 2015. The A.S.Hornby Educational Trust is a charity registered in the UK. It was founded in 1961 by A.S.Hornby with funds earned from the publication of the Oxford Advanced Learners‡ Dictionary, which he created. The Trust‡s aim is to support the teaching of English as a foreign language worldwide.
Number of award(s): There is only one long term scholarship.
Duration of award(s): Scholarship is awarded for one year duration.
What does it cover? The Hornby Educational Trust offers scholarships to study a one year full-time Masters degree in an English Language Teaching (ELT) related subject in the UK
Selection Criteria: The selection will be on a South Asia regional basis.
Notification: Shortlisted candidates from India will be interviewed in the week beginning 16 February 2015. Final selection is then made regionally including candidates from all South Asia countries.
How to Apply: Please download and complete the application form and declaration of health from the Downloads area below and attach the following documentation:
-two supporting references – one must be from your current employer
-certified copies of degree certificates/transcripts where relevant
-a full up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV)
-Applications not supported by the required documentation will not be considered.
-The application is currently open for India, Sri Lanaka, Nepal and Thailand.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 January 2015 for India, 16 January, 2015 for Sri Lanaka, 19 January 2015 for Nepal, 2 January 2015 for Thailand.