Application forms are now available for the 2018/19 Page Scholarship involving a research visit to America, offered by the EIS in association with the English-Speaking Union.
Besides being EIS members, applicants must also have 5 years’ teaching experience. The Scholarship is awarded annually to a teacher/lecturer in a Scottish school/college and is intended to promote smallscale educational research and exchange of ideas between Britain and America.
The successful Scholar travels to the USA to study a specific aspect of American education which interests her/him, and which is relevant to her/his own professional responsibilities here in Scotland.
The value of the EIS Page Scholarship is £2,400 which covers the cost of travel to and accommodation in, the USA. Throughout the visit, the Scholar is the guest of the American Branches of the English-Speaking Union.
The closing date for submission of applications to the EIS Education Department is Thursday 1 March 2018.
Contact Leigh Meechan in the Education Department for further information.