Bursaries and scholarships are available to trainees on tuition fee-based teacher training courses in England that lead to the award of qualified teacher status.
Availability is dependent on the highest relevant academic award and the ITT subject. To receive a bursary or scholarship, trainees must be entitled to support under the Student Finance England criteria as either a home or EU student.
|Scholarship||Bursary (Trainee with 1st, 2:1, 2:2, PhD or Master’s)|
|Chemistry, computing, languages, mathematics and physics||£28,000||£26,000|
|Biology||No scholarship available||£26,000|
|Design & Technology||No scholarship available||£15,000|
|English||No scholarship available||£12,000|
|Art & design, history, music and religious studies||No scholarship available||£9,000|
Early-career payments: chemistry, languages, mathematics and physics
Chemistry, languages, mathematics and physics trainees will receive 3 additional early-career payments of £2,000 each in their second, third and fourth year of teaching, if they have taught in a state-funded school in England since completing their teacher training course. These amounts are after tax, so teachers will receive the full amount as stated.