The Consultants-E offers two annual scholarships as part of our commitment to delivering quality online training to teachers and trainers worldwide. The scholarship consists of a fully funded place on our e-Moderation online course in March and October every year.

• The March scholarship is offered to teachers living and working in any country in the world.
• The October scholarship is offered to teachers living and working in developing countries only.

Note that we also accept applications from developing countries that are not currently on this list (e.g. Palestine). If you are not sure whether your country is eligible, please contact us to check before filling in the scholarship application form.
Important: Applications may only be submitted in January and August for the March and October courses respectively. The scholarship winner will be announced fifteen days after the application deadline. Please keep an eye on our social media channels for announcements and deadline reminders.

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To qualify you must:

  • have access to a computer with a reliable connection to the Internet (broadband preferable)
  • have a good command of the English language (ALTE Level 3, CEFR Level B2, or Cambridge ESOL FCE level).
  • have basic computer literacy skills, i.e. email and use of an Internet browser.
  • be able to invest approximately 5-6 hours of study time per week during the course.
  • October scholarship only: be currently living & working in a developing country listed here.

No previous experience of online learning is necessary.

Important: Please ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria. Candidates who do not fulfil the criteria will not be considered for the scholarship.

Selection Criteria 

Selection Criteria

Winners are selected by a panel of TCE staff. Our selection process looks at the following criteria. Failure to meet one or more of these criteria will result in your application not going forward to the short-list.

  • You fulfil all the scholarship eligibility criteria above.
  • Your statement of interest contains about 250-300 words.
  • You have basic computer literacy skills.
  • You demonstrate ability to take what is learnt from the course beyond your present context
  • You show evidence of further professional development e.g. publications, conference presentations, positions of responsibility, etc.


Before you fill in the application form, please do the following:

  • Review the deadlines for the scholarship application - late submissions will not be considered. Applications for the March e-Moderation course scholarship must be submitted in January. Applications for the October e-Moderation course scholarship must be submitted in August.

  • Write a supporting statement of your interest in the course of about 250-300 words, and your views on how this will contribute to your professional development.

  • Fill in the online application form and include your statement of interest.

Important: applications received after the scholarship deadlines of January or August will not be considered.

Past Winners 

Past Winnners

Past winners of our scholarships are teachers and trainers who come from over 20 countries worldwide. To see who has won our scholarships in the past, and what they thought of their courses, take a look at our Winners gallery page.

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We are also pleased to be able to offer scholarships for teachers working on the AIWR English Programs in Afghanistan and Nepal. If you are working on one of these programs, please contact AIWR directly for more information.

The Alliance for International Women's Rights ( is a non-profit organization with the mission of supporting women leaders and future women leaders in the developing world--with a current focus on Afghanistan and Nepal. AIWR believes in the rights and values outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Convention on the Elimination of All Discrimination Against Women and the Beijing Platform for Action. These human rights instruments assert that "women's rights are human rights" and recognize the essential dignity and inherent rights of every person.

We believe that creating support for the empowerment of grassroots women's rights organizations is one of the most effective pathways for combating gender power imbalances and achieving lasting social change. Thus, AIWR is committed to creating a support network for women's rights organizations in developing countries, and to honoring the dignity, strength, insight and creativity of grassroots activists on the front lines of the human rights movement.

AIWR's long-distance Empowerment Programs take advantage of free Internet-based communication technology to help open the world to women in developing countries through long-distance volunteers. Volunteers in our English Program and Mentor Program use Skype and e-mail to meet long distance with women and girls in Afghanistan and Nepal to provide individual tutoring and mentoring. The exchanges that occur through this process help move women and girls toward their personal education or employment goals while also helping to bridge worlds and improve understanding between different cultures.

If you are an experienced English teacher who is interested in volunteer teaching or professional mentoring for AIWR, please visit their website or email them directly (Cathy Raymond, Executive Director) for more information. Due to security concerns for their Afghan participants, they are only able to accept female volunteers to all of their programs.

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