Benefits of a geography scholarship

The Society is delighted to be working with the Department for Education to run the RGS-IBG Geography Teacher Training Scholarship programme for trainee geography teachers, launched in 2017-18.

If you are awarded a Scholarship, your support will include:

  • £28,000 tax-free funding

  • Free training events on key subjects, GIS and residential fieldwork

  • Access to teaching resources

  • Postgraduate Fellowship of the Society

  • Membership of the Geographical Association

  • A get ready to teach resources box

  • Networking opportunities and other support to complement your teacher training course

Our online application process for the 2018-19 Geography Teacher Training Scholarships is now open. Check if you are eligible to apply.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The deadline for all applications is 1 July 2018.