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?

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 
  • £29K tax-free bursary during your initial teacher training year.

  • Applications are now open, and close at 9am on Monday the 3rd July 2023.

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
    Enjoy the feel good benefits of
    being a Maths Scholar
        ITT bursary of £29K

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 Department for Education (DfE)

We are working closely with the London Mathematical Society (LMS), Royal Statistical Society (RSS), Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI), The Mathematical Association (The MA) and STEM Learning to develop and deliver the scheme on behalf of the wider maths community. Individual members of the maths community support the scheme either through publicising it or taking an active role as an assessor.

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