IOP Scholarships applications for 2024-2025 academic year.


Available information and eligibility - Please be aware that we are not longer accepting applications from non-UK candidates this cycle. Please check our website for announcements of the 2025-2026 scholarship application cycle.


Have you checked the available information on relevant financial and other support?

All non-UK trainees should read Train to teach in England: non-UK applicants to find out information about qualifications, visas and immigration, fees for overseas trainees and financial support.
All UK trainees should consult the Funding and support pages.                                                                                                                                


Are you eligible?

Before you can apply, you need to be eligible for an IOP Scholarship. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please refrain from submitting this form and contact us on 0207 470 4959 or

Will you be training on an eligible University-led or School Centred Initial Teacher Training  course in England?

You can only be awarded a scholarship if you train on a non-salaried course that leads to QTS. Please look at the eligibility section on our website for more information.
The IOP Teacher Training Scholarships are run in partnership with the Department for Education and therefore not available to those training in institutions in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales



Do you have at least a BSc (Hons) in physics or a related subject from a UK University
If your degree is from outside the UK do you have your Statement of Comparability from ENIC ready to upload?