APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30 November 2019 at 12.00 midday UK time.

If you are an English language teacher from outside the UK, you can apply for the A.S.Hornby Educational Trust scholarships awarded every year for Masters in English langauge teaching (ELT) at the University of Warwick. The scholarship applies for studies between October 2020 and September 2021.

The scholarships cover all the costs in the UK including a monthly stipend to cover accommodation and living expenses, tuition fees, and return air tickets, visa and IELTS test costs.

The A.S.Hornby Educational Trust scholarships are awarded every year to English language teachers from outside the UK to study for Masters in TESOL at the University of Warwick. 

The Trust was set up by A.S.Hornby in 1961 to support English language teaching worldwide. A.S.Hornby had a distinguished career in English language teaching and developed the Oxford Advanced Learners’ Dictionary, now in its 9th edition. The Trust is a registered charity in the UK. 

The scholarships fund study on the one-year Masters in TESOL at the University of Warwick 

- The scholarships cover all the costs in the UK including a monthly stipend to cover accommodation and living expenses, tuition fees, and return air tickets, tuition fees, 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 (this is normally assessed according to IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE. For 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. For TOEFL an overall score of 92 with 24 for writing. For PTE an overall score of 62, with 62 in writing is required. 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. We welcome applications only from countries listed on the DAC list. 

-  Applicants who are long-listed on the basis of their application will be invited to interview in their local British Council office. The interviews will take place in the week of 9 – 13 December 2019. If successful at interview, applicants will then be shortlisted, with the final selection being made by a panel of Hornby Trust trustees and British Council staff. If provisionally selected for a scholarship, applicants will then need to apply for a place on the MA course at Warwick University and demonstrate that they have the level of English proficiency * required by the university. The award of an A S Hornby Educational Trust scholarship can only be confirmed once the applicant has been accepted on the course by the university. 

English Language Requirements 

Three language tests are accepted. The minimum test scores required in each of the three tests is as follows: 
IELTS 
Overall 6.5
Writing 6.5
Reading, Listening & Speaking 6.0 

TOEFL 
Overall 92
Listening 21
Reading 22
Writing 24
Speaking 23 

PTE
Overall 62
Writing 62
None below 51 

If you are interested in applying for a Hornby scholarship, please go to this web page, where you can find this information and the document “Hornby Scholarship Applicant Information”. https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/hornby-educational-trust-scholarships  

For further information about the Hornby Trust: www.hornby-trust.org.uk 

For further information about the Masters in TESOL at the University of Warwick: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/study/postgraduate/ma-tesol   

For general enquiries about the scholarships: hornbyscholarships@britishcouncil.org 

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