Institute of Physics

As a leading scientific society, one of our core aims is to secure a flourishing future for physics. We want exceptional physics and engineering graduates in the classroom, developing the next generation of physicists and engineers. We're even offering £30,000 tax-free scholarships and school experience placements to help you...

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

The facts

Over 580 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
Receive a tax-free bursary or scholarship of up to £30k
Mentoring support from physics specialists
Opportunity to train to teach physics and mathematics


Undergraduate degree: Physics

Undergraduate degree: Physics Teaching qualification: Physics with Maths PGCE "The whole training year itself just seems to fly by, but there are definitely many highlights along the way. Not only do you make friends with the staff within...

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A new generation of physics teachers

Ahead of the final application deadline for the Institute of Physics Teacher Training Scholarship on 1 August 2016, our Project Coordinator, Layo, offers advice about how to prepare for the assessment day. The scholarships that we award are funded by the government’s Department for Education and worth £30,000, including IOP support such as mentoring, to those who are training, in England, to teach physics in secondary school. (Photo: Successful scholars are invited to...

Jul 11, 2016

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Undergraduate degree: Environmental Geoscience

Undergraduate degree: Environmental Geoscience Teaching qualification: Physics with Science PGCE "I studied Environmental Geoscience at university and prior to that I studied physics A Level, which I found very interesting. I've...

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