Funding and Training Bursaries

Bursaries and scholarships

There are three types of funding available for teacher training – depending on your circumstances, you could receive all three:

  1. Tax-free bursary or scholarship
  2. Tuition Fee Loan and Maintenance Loan
  3. Additional financial support if you’re a parent or have a disability

You’ll need a first, 2:1, 2:2, PhD or Master’s to be eligible for a bursary or scholarship. Further information on all funding options can be found on the Department for Education funding page. If you’re an non-UK EU national, you could also receive this support. Alternatively, you could earn a salary while you train.


In partnership with highly regarded professional subject associations, scholarships are awarded to the most gifted trainees looking to inspire young minds in chemistry, computing, geography, languages, maths, and physics.