You have been looking for scholarship opportunities to study abroad. This is the perfect opportunity for you to get an education just if you can teach English to refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.
This year, in addition to its main scholarship program, the US Hornby Educational Trust offers scholarships to support English language teaching to refugees. Thus they invite teachers with experience applying for asylum or who have been and are currently teaching English to refugees or asylum seekers in the UK.
Scholarships for applicants outside the UK would soon commence however the recruitment process for the A.S.Hornby Educational Trust scholarships for study in the UK between October 2022 and September 2023 for applicants from outside the UK is now closed.
The information below is for reference only, and refers to the Trust’s main scholarship program, which will reopen later in 2022 for the 2023/24 academic year. . The scholarship funds study on the one-year Masters in TESOL at the University of Warwick.
- The scholarship covers all costs in the UK including a monthly stipend to cover accommodation and living expenses, tuition fees, and return air tickets, visa and language test costs.
- Eligible applicants for the scholarship award must have at least three years’ full-time English language teaching experience and a full university degree. Applicants also require the level of English proficiency stipulated by the university.
- 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. We accept applications from countries listed in the DAC List.
Benefits of US Hornby Educational Trust
The Trustees have established a mentoring scheme to support scholars after they return home. A mentor helps scholars identify appropriate development areas, draw up project proposals, and implement them effectively.
Projects are led by Hornby alumni in countries including the Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and Argentina. Alumni projects have focused on the development of teachers’ knowledge and skills, recently in the following areas:
- enhancing the use of technology in teaching,
- engaging with policies supporting multi-lingualism in education,
- enhancing awareness of special educational needs in language education,
- improving teachers’ knowledge and practices in assessment in language education.