A.S. Hornby Educational Trust Scholarships, 2017

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A.S. Hornby Educational Trust Scholarships

The recruitment process for the A.S.Hornby Educational Trust scholarships for study in the UK between October 2017 and September 2018 is now open for applications. 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.

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, which is still published in its 8th edition by Oxford University Press. The Trust is a registered charity in the UK. The Trust has supported over 500 scholars in the last 20 years.

Scholarship Benefits

  • A monthly stipend to cover accommodation and living expenses, tuition fees, and return air tickets, tuition fees, visa and IELTS test costs.


January 16, 2017


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must…

  • Have at least two years’ full-time ELT experience
  • Have a full university degree, and must be a citizen of the country from which you apply
  • Possess a currently valid IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any of the categories


To apply for A.S. Hornby Educational Trust Scholarships, you’re required to note the following:

Applicants are selected by a four-stage process:

  1. Online application form – applicants submit the online application form for initial assessment
  2. Interview – applicants who are successful at stage 1 are invited for interview at the British Council office in their country of origin
  3. Application to university –applicants selected from the interview are invited to apply to the university for consideration
  4. University acceptance – the scholarship award is confirmed with the applicant and arrangements are made to arrive in the UK to begin study by 1st October 2017
  5. Access the online application system here.

Note that it’s important to read guidelines on application thoroughly before you apply.

For more information: Check Scholarship Official Page


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