Gaelic Immersion Courses for Education Practitioners Grants 2023/24

This scheme is currently open, with the first round of applications open until 28 February 2023, and the second round until 4 May 2023.

The Gaelic Immersion Courses for Education Practitioners grants scheme is now open for 2023/24 applications.

The scheme is designed to provide support for local authorities to sponsor qualified teachers or ELC practitioners, who have some Gaelic skills and are not currently teaching through the medium of Gaelic, to undertake a year-long Gaelic immersion course so that they subsequently teach through the medium of Gaelic for the local authority.

Guidelines for Applicants can be accessed on this page. If you have any questions please get in touch with Bòrd na Gàidhlig at

Closing Date for Applications

Funding applications should be submitted to Bòrd na Gàidhlig as soon as possible before Thursday 4 May 2023 at 3pm.  Late applications will be allowed subject to budget being available.

Immersion Course Funding Guidance 2023/24

Apply via Bòrd na Gàidhlig’s grants portal

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