Published on 12 April 2022
University of Hull

Northern Dairies MA TESOL Masters Scholarship

Applicants are invited to apply for a Scholarship to study a Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) at the University of Hull. The scholarship, generously provided by Northern Dairies Educational Trust covers tuition fees. The Scholarship starts in September 2022. Applicants must be a person seeking refuge or asylum (see Requirements)

About the Masters in TESOL

The University of Hull’s MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is designed for any graduate who has a strong interest in language learning and teaching. This course is ideal if you want to acquire an in-depth knowledge of English and how to teach it, and to explore new developments in language teaching such as the use of technology in the classroom.

Read more about the MA TESOL HERE or go to

About the Scholarship

The Northern Dairies Educational Trust Scholarship supports one student (from a refugee background) to study the MA TESOL for one year commencing September 2022. The scholarship covers tuition fees for the successful applicant (tuition fees are £8950).

The successful applicant would be required to engage with Talking Hull. Talking Hull is a University based teaching and research project which undertakes work in Hull with local refugee and asylum seeker support groups. The work includes teaching non-accredited ESOL classes, research and participation in community activities.

For more information about Talking Hull, click on this link or go to


A 2.2 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant area (e.g. Education, language). Applicants who do not meet our academic requirement but have relevant professional experience may also be considered (see

The Scholarship will be awarded to a person seeking refuge (or in some cases asylum). It is

the responsibility of applicants to ensure that they can study at University under UKBA regulations. We do not provide legal advice on any matter to do with migration or legal status but Refugee Education provides some initial guidance on eligibility for studying at University(see Our expert Admissions team ( can also provide help and advice on Applications to our programmes.


Residence in Hull or within reasonable travelling distance is desirable. This is so that the successful candidate can actively engage with Talking Hull (a requirement of the Scholarship).

Some experience of working with community groups with a focus on education is desirable.

To Apply

  • We strongly advise interested candidates to email  to arrange an informal conversation about the Scholarship before you apply. 
  • To apply for the Scholarship, send a CV and personal statement to
    Applicants will be selected for interview based on their CV and personal statement.
  • IMPORTANT: This call is for the Scholarship award only. The successful applicant will also have to fulfil University requirements and apply for the MA TESOL through the Admissions process. This is a separate process and full guidance will be provided.


The deadline for applications is 6 May 2022. Applications for the Scholarship that are received after this date might not be considered.

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