Scholar stories

Scholarships provide enhanced tax-free funding with a range of additional benefits, exclusive to scholars. There are great way to strengthen your teacher training and career. Read recent scholar stories on the benefits of a scholarship and teaching. Scholarships can be awarded to trainees in physics, maths, chemistry, computing, languages or geography.

Graduating into a rewarding computing career 

Sophie Clark, a current British Computing Society (BCS) scholar, speaks passionately about the scholarship scheme and the masses of confidence she’s gained from teacher training. Read Sophie’s story


Transforming a hobby into a full time career

You don’t need a computing degree to apply for a computing scholarship or teacher training. Claire Wicher, a psychology and criminology graduate had plenty of ‘hands-on’ experience and proved that she had the knowledge and passion to teach computing. Read Claire’s story


Liam Ring turned his passion into an exciting career  

With a Royal Geographical Society (and the Institute of British Geographers) scholarship, Liam Ring was able to realise his dream to pursue a career based around his passion for geography. Read Liam’s story


A passion for working with students made teaching the perfect fit 

After graduating, Saira jumped straight into training as a teacher. Having gained experience through providing support to local students, and with a love of chemistry, the decision to train to teach was easy. Read Saira’s story


Kick start a rewarding career with a scholarship

With a scholarship and help from a Teacher Training Adviser, Kat was able to re-train and pursue a fulfilling new career. Read Kat’s story


Enhance your learning opportunities with a scholarship

Read Becky’s journey - from deciding to become a teacher and being awarded a scholarship, to the joys of teaching. Read Becky’s story