Applications are invited for the fully funded English Teaching Scholarships for English Teachers 2018-19 in UK. There Scholarships are offered to study one year Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at Warwick University, UK.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) requires not only a good mastery of the English language but also a good understanding of methodological approaches and the connections between research, theory and professional practice. Applied Linguistics at Warwick has a proven track record with over 30 years of training students from around the world in English Language Teaching (ELT).
The AS Hornby Educational Trust is dedicated to the teaching of English as a foreign language. The Trust was created in 1961 by A S Hornby, an English-language specialist best known for producing the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, published by Oxford University Press. To this day we are funded by royalties from the book and from related products, as well as from income from a professionally-managed investment portfolio.

Host Country:
  • United Kingdom
Host University:
  • University of Warwick
Funded by: 
  • A.S.Hornby Educational Trust
Course Level:
Course Duration:
  • The scholarships fund study on the one-year Masters in TESOL at the University of Warwick
Field of Study:
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Scholarships Value:

The scholarships cover all the costs in the UK including:

  • Tuition fees
  • visa and IELTS test costs
  • Return air tickets
  • A monthly stipend to cover accommodation and living expenses
  • Tuition fees.
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.
  • 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).
  • 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  
Selection Process:

Applicants are selected by a four-stage process. In the first stage, the quality of the application form is assessed. In the second stage, selected applicants are invited for interview at the British Council office in their country of origin. In the third stage, selected applicants apply to the university. In the fourth stage, the successful applicant is accepted by the university. Only at this stage is the scholarship award is confirmed with the applicant.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for a Hornby scholarship, please go to this web page, where you can find information about the scholarships and accessing the online application form.  You can only access the online application form once – you cannot leave in the middle of completing it and return to finish it another time. We strongly advise that you download the attached Applicant Information notes, and prepare your application form answers before completing the online form.

Applicant Information notes

Application Deadline:
  • 16th February 2018


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