Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships

The LMS is a partner of the Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships scheme, which is administered by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. The Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships are for those who are commencing their secondary mathematics initial teacher training which leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

 

Maths Scholars Community

Over the years that the scheme has been running, a thriving social media community has developed on Twitter and Facebook, and the scheme is now on Instagram and LinkedIn.  

Membership of the Maths Scholars community gives you:

  • Access to superb professional resources with two years free membership of professional bodies
  • Membership of a like minded and passionate community of Maths enthusiasts
  • Support, inspiration and new ideas
  • Recognition of your potential and will boost your confidence
  • An improved CV that will set you apart from the crowd
  • £28K tax-free bursary during your initial teacher training (ITT) year
  • Followed by three early-career payments of £2,000 each (or £3,000 each if teaching in specified areas of England) in your second, third and fourth year of teaching, providing you have taught in a state-funded school in England since completing your teacher training course
  • Access to CPD events arranged and run  by specialists in maths education

 

LMS benefits

Maths Scholars receive the following benefits from the LMS:

  • Discounted membership of the LMS
  • Use of University College London library where the LMS collection is housed
  • Free monthly LMS Newsletters
  • Opportunity to apply for LMS education grants
  • Use of De Morgan House Members room with access to a computer and free wi-fi for laptops, and also access to a small library of journals and other mathematical publications, and historical mathematics collections
  • Opportunities to attend events and lectures hosted by the Society
  • Membership of vibrant mathematical community and associated networking opportunities
  • The opportunity to input thinking on educational issues to the education committee

Read more about the scheme on the Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarship Scheme website.