Bursaries and scholarships available for 2023-24
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 2023-24 are as follows:
- £27,000 in chemistry, computing, mathematics and physics
- £25,000 in geography and languages (including ancient languages)
- £20,000 in biology and design & technology
- £15,000 in English
There are also scholarships (offering higher bursaries) available in chemistry, computing, maths, physics and MFL (French, German and Spanish). 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.
For information on all of our School Direct programmes, visit the Gov.uk site 'Find Postgraduate Teacher Training website'.
For the full guidance to bursaries and scholarships - visit the DfE website.
You can also read more about getting into teaching on the Department for Education's 'Get Into Teaching website'.