Wednesday, December 18, 2013

British Council Hornby Scholarships 2014 Full Masters Scholarships UK

The Hornby Educational trust and the British Council work in partnership to provide development opportunities for teachers,trainers and English Language professional in (mainly) transitional and developing countries.

The Hornby Trust funds around 16 Masters Scholarships a year at UK universities for experienced ELT professionals from developing counties and counties in transition.

Scholarship Value:
Funding for successful applicants covers the cost of their entire programme, excluding airfare and the IELTS test (this is covered by individual British Council country offices)

The Hornby Trust has called for applications for ONE long term scholarship for a year's course in ELT in the UK. The selection will be on a South Asia regional basis. Since its establishment in 1961, the AS Hornby Educational Trust has enabled hundreds of teachers from around the world to study in the UK.

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 5 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.

The application submission deadline is 17 January 2014. No applications will be accepted after this date.

Please download the application form and declaration of health. Fill them up and post to us or hand them over at the reception with the following documents:
> two supporting references – one must be from the current employer
> certified copies of degree certificates/transcripts where relevant
> a full up to date Curriculum Vitae

Applications which are not supported by the required documentation will not be considered.Submit your hard copy application to either our reception coutner or post it to our PO box number at British Council, PO Box 640, Lainchaur, Kathmandu, Nepal

For further queries please contact