Initial teacher training bursary guide: academic year 2018 to 2019

A training bursary guide for initial teacher training (ITT) places for schools and ITT providers.


Initial teacher training (ITT) bursary guide: academic year 2018 to 2019

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This funding guide provides information to schools and initial teacher training (ITT) providers on:

  • bursary and scholarship rates
  • subject, qualification and candidate eligibility
  • how payments are made
  • assurance procedures

The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) funds training bursaries and scholarships for trainees on eligible ITT courses in England.

Bursary amounts will vary depending on teaching subject, degree class or highest relevant academic qualification.

Scholarships are awarded by the relevant professional body for the subject.

Further funding guidance for schools and ITT providers for 2018 to 2019, including bursaries, scholarships and School Direct (salaried) grants is available at Funding: initial teacher training (ITT), academic year 2018 to 19.

Published 30 November 2017