The Hockerill Foundation

Level of study
Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area
Teacher Training
Nationality
England
Type of Award
Charity/Trust
Deadline for applying
Closed 31/05/2019 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The Hockerill Foundation makes individual grants mainly to those training in the United Kingdom to be teachers, with a priority to teaching Religious Education.

Value of Award

Up to £1250. Dependent on personal circumstances.

Eligibility Criteria

We make grants in the following categories for study in the United Kingdom, with priority given to Religious Education courses.

  • students and teaching assistants taking teaching qualifications*, or first degrees leading to teaching.
  • teachers, teaching assistants and others in an educational capacity seeking professional development through full-time or part-time courses.
  • those undertaking research related to the practice of Religious Education in schools or further education
  • students taking other first degree courses*, or courses in further education.
  • others involved in teaching and leading in voluntary, non-statutory education, including those concerned with adult and Christian education.

* Grants are not usually awarded for the first year of a three or four year course, but exceptions may be made for mature students.

How to Apply

The application forms are available on request from the Hockerill Foundation website.

The deadline for applications is 31 May each year. However, it is recommended that application forms are returned by 31 March, as these stand a better chance of success. Late applications may be considered for PGDipEd and RE courses. 

Website
http://www.hockerillfoundation.org.uk/Grants.aspx