Gaelic Education Grants 2020/21

This scheme is currently closed for new applications

Bòrd na Gàidhlig has set up this fund to support those currently working towards a career in Gaelic teaching or Gaelic-medium teachers looking to develop their professional skills.

Who can apply?

We will consider applications for the 2020/21 academic year from:

  • Students undertaking a PGDE in Gaelic Education (both Primary and Secondary – Gaelic as a subject and subjects through the medium of Gaelic)
  • Students undertaking a Gaelic early years or Gaelic childcare course
  • Students undertaking a Gaelic Education Undergraduate Degree, (BA, MA Education or MA Gàidhlig with Education)
  • Teachers that are employed in a role relating to Gaelic-medium education that wish to undertake a course to develop their skills or qualified teachers looking to develop their skills to move into Gaelic-medium education

Closing Date for Applications

Funding applications should be submitted to Bòrd na Gàidhlig as soon as possible but no later than 3pm on Friday 4th September 2020. Bòrd na Gàidhlig WILL NOT ACCEPT applications which are received after this time.

If you have any questions please feel free to get in touch with the Grants Team at

Guidance for Applicants

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Application form – Word

Application form – Online