The grants have been made by the National Scholarship Fund and are intended to support CPD.
It is the third year that scholarships have been granted and SEN teachers and support staff who have been successful will go on to study courses such as an Advanced Certificate in Special Education: Autism (Children) and MA Specific Learning Difficulties – Dyslexia.
Successful applicants in English, maths and science will take up courses such as a Post-Graduate Certificate in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Master of Education (Applied Linguistics), and MA Educational Innovation with a Specialism in Mathematics.
The National Scholarship Fund has made grants worth £3.7 million in the past three years and teachers applying are required to meet specific criteria.
This year, there were 514 grants awarded ranging from up to £3,500 for teachers to up to £2,000 for support staff. More than 1,950 applications were made this year.
For more information, visit www.education.gov.uk/schools/careers/traininganddevelopment/a00225000/national-scholarship-fund