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Bursaries & Financial Support

There is a range of funding options to support you while you train on a School Direct course.

Training Bursaries and Scholarships

Bursaries and scholarships are available for the training fee school direct route (not salaried).  You can only receive one type of funding (i.e you cannot receive a bursary and a scholarship).

You can get up to £26,000 as a tax-free bursary, depending on which subject you intend to teach (please see the table below for courses starting in September 2019).

BURSARY PhD Ma 1st 2:1 2:2
Maths2 ITT Year £20,000
Early – Career Payments £10,000

[£5,000 Year 3 & 5 of QTS teaching]

Physics     £26,000
Chemistry     £26,000
Languages 4     £26,000
Computing     £26,000
Geography     £26,000
Biology     £26,000
Classics 6     £26,000
English     £15,000
D&T, History     £12,000
Music, RE     £9,000
Primary with maths 7     £6,000
 
SCHOLARSHIP3     PhD Ma 1st 2:1 2:23
Maths2 ITT Year £22,000  
Early – Career Payments £10,000

[£5,000 Year 3 & 5 of QTS teaching]

 
Physics     £28,000  
Chemistry     £28,000  
Languages 4     £28,000 5  
Computing     £28,000  
Geography     £28,000  

You do not need to apply for a bursary – once you are enrolled on the course and meet the eligibility criteria for your subject, you will begin receiving payments at the beginning of your course.

Loans are available to support your training fees this is available through Student Finance England and the Student Loans Company

 You can use the Loan Calculator to work out an estimate of your loan repayments, however loans are repayable only once you are in full-time employment and earning above £23,000.

You may also be eligible for financial support to help with accommodation and living costs with a maintenance grant or loan

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