Bursaries and scholarships available for 2022-23

Applicants may be eligible for a government bursary in certain subjects if they have a 1st, 2.1 or 2.2, or if they hold Master’s or PhD.

The bursary figures for teacher training in 2022-23 are:

  • £24,000 in chemistry, computing, mathematics and physics

  • £15,000 in design and technology, geography and languages (including ancient languages)

  • £10,000 in biology

There are also scholarships available of £26,000 in chemistry, computing, mathematics and physics. Scholarships are usually available to applicants with a 1st, 2:1, Master’s or PhD, though in exceptional circumstances they may be awarded to a graduate with a 2:2 and significant relevant experience.

Scholarships also come with a package of additional benefits from the appropriate professional body. Scholarship applicants should apply to the relevant professional body, details are available on Get Into Teaching.

Trainees cannot receive both a scholarship and a bursary.

View the full list of DfE bursaries and funding for ITT in 2022-23.


Useful links

For information on all of our School Direct programmes, visit the Gov.uk site 'Find Postgraduate Teacher Training website'.

You can also read more about getting into teaching on the Department for Education's 'Get Into Teaching website'.