School Direct Funding
FINANCIAL INCENTIVES ITT 2021/22 PUBLISHED
DfE are offering tax-free bursaries of £24,000 in chemistry, computing, mathematics and physics. Scholarships worth £26,000 tax-free will be offered in partnership with professional bodies for chemistry, computing, mathematics and physics.
DfE are also offering a £10,000 tax-free bursary for languages and classics trainees, and a £7,000 tax-free bursary for biology trainees.
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.
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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