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School Direct Funding

FUNDING

Generous, tax-free funding is available to the best graduates training in a range of subjects. You could get a £26,000 bursary or be awarded a prestigious scholarship – which provides additional support and benefits throughout your training year.  With or without a bursary or scholarship, you could receive a tuition fee loan and maintenance loan to help fund your teacher training year. 

Alternatively, you could earn a salary while you train with School Direct (salaried)

For more details, please click on the link:

https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/funding-and-salary/overview

prestigious physics scholarships - applications open

Trainee physics teachers, can apply for a £28,000 tax-free physics teacher training scholarship. 

This scheme is aimed at high-quality physicists who are passionate about physics and science. Candidates must have secured a DfE-allocated ITT training place leading to achieved QTS status by September 2019, and a 2:1 (or predicted) degree. Candidates with a 2:2 (or predicted) degree may be considered if they can demonstrate significant subject knowledge.

Successful applicants will receive additional support to enhance their subject knowledge, gain access to high-quality professional development resources and be awarded Institute of Physics (IOP) membership.
 
Applications are open until 16 July 2018; candidates can apply via the Institute of Physics website.

Prestigious scholarships to attract chemistry and languages teachers

If you are applying to become a trainee chemistry or languages teacher, you could be eligible for a £28,000, tax-free teacher training scholarship. Both schemes are aimed at high-quality candidates who are passionate about chemistry and science or languages.  

Applicants must have a 2:1 (or predicted) degree. Candidates with a 2:2 (or predicted) degree may be considered if they can demonstrate significant relevant subject knowledge. Successful applicants must secure a Department for Education-allocated ITT training place that leads to achieved qualified teacher status (QTS) status by September 2019.

Successful applicants to both schemes receive additional support to enhance their subject knowledge, gain access to high-quality professional development resources, and additional support to enhance their subject knowledge.

Chemistry applicants will receive membership to the Royal Society of Chemistry for 2 years. Candidates can apply via the Royal Society of Chemistry website; applications are open until Tuesday 31 July 2018 at 5pm.

Languages applicants must be training to teach French, German or Spanish; they will also have access to a dedicated mentor. Candidates can apply now via the British Council.

For further details, including eligibility, please visit Get Into Teaching

For further details, including eligibility and other subject scholarship schemes, please visit Get Into Teaching.

Non-Supported Trainees – Self Funded

When is a trainee fundable by NCTL?

Where they are able to access student support i.e. assessed as ‘home or EU status’ for the purpose of assessing tuition fee status or are home or overseas/international School Direct Salaried trainees on an allocated place and employed in a state maintained school in a priority subject. All trainees that are able to access student support will be assessed as fundable by NCTL whether they draw down the support or not.

When are they not fundable by NCTL?

Where they are assessed as ‘overseas or international’ for the purpose of assessing tuition fees status, or are School Direct Salaried Trainees (home or overseas) on a non-allocated place or undertaking a lower priority, (non NCTL funded) subject and/or employed at a Private School.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

Applicants who do not hold a UK or EU passport might not be eligible for funding. International students not holding an EU or UK passport are only eligible for Salaried School Direct places. Applicants must hold the relevant work visa.

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