Bursaries

Bursaries and scholarships available for 2021-22

For 2021 to 2022, the following bursaries are available:

£24,000 in chemistry, computing, maths and physics

£10,000 in languages

£7,000 in biology

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

The DfE also offer scholarships of £26,000 in chemistry, computing, maths and physics. Scholarships also come with a package of additional benefits from the appropriate professional body. Trainees cannot receive both a scholarship and a bursary.

To read in full the guidance to funding for initial teacher training in 2021-22, please click here.

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'.