Does your passion
for maths drive you?

Do you want to change the
perception of maths?

Do you love the idea of explaining 
maths to youngsters?

Do you want to be inspired
and inspire?



“The IMA is delighted that the Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarship scheme will continue into a fifth year.  As ever, the scheme will encourage applications from anyone with excellent mathematical knowledge combined with the flair and creativity to be an inspirational maths teacher. Our incredible Scholars are making a real difference to the next generation’s mathematical knowledge. We look forward to meeting many, many more”

- David Youdan, Chief Executive of the IMA

Welcome to the Maths Scholars site

This is the first step of an exciting journey taking you towards a career teaching Maths!

New financial incentives to teach Maths 

  • The scheme had intended to remain open until the end of July.
  • The current round of applications finished on the 12th June.
  • Overwhelming demand means the scheme has now closed for this year.
  • We hope to open again in October 2017.

Please be aware that the application round for scholarships in maths has now closed for academic year 17-18. Announcements regarding scholarships in maths for academic year 18-19 will be advertised in due course so please continue to check this page.

Begin the journey by discovering more about becoming a Maths Scholar.

If you believe in your potential then apply for a Maths Teacher Training Scholarship and get it recognised.   Develop your potential and set yourself apart from the crowd

  1. Have access to superb
    professional resources
  2. Two years free membership of professional bodies
  3. Membership of a passionate community of Maths enthusiasts
  4. Support, inspiration and
    new ideas
  5. Keep abreast with developments in maths, education and teaching
  6. Recognition of your potential to boost your confidence
  7. An improved CV to set you
    apart from the crowd
  8. Opportunities to
    collaborate & publish
  9. £27,500 tax free in your training year (replaces any bursary entitlement)
  10. Enjoy the feel good benefits of
    being a Maths Scholar

Advice to Applicants

Click through for helpful, informative and useful advice for both your applications for a Scholarship and any potential Maths teacher training opportunities you're interested in.

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The IMA Has Been Contracted To Deliver The Scholarship Scheme By The National College Of Teaching And Leadership (NCTL).

We Are Working Closely With The London Mathematical Society (LMS), Royal Statistical Society (RSS), Mathematics In Education And Industry (MEI) And The Mathematical Association (The MA) To Develop And Deliver The Scheme On Behalf Of The Wider Maths Community. Individual Members Of The Maths Community Can Support The Scheme Either Through Publicising It Or Taking An Active Role As An Assessor. Individual Bodies And Institutions Including Universities And Schools Also Host Assessment Activities.

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