Initial teacher training (ITT) bursary: funding manual

A training bursary guide for schools and ITT providers.



These funding guides provide information to schools and ITT providers on:

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

The Department for Education funds training bursaries and scholarships for trainees on eligible ITT courses in England.

Bursary amounts will vary depending on:

  • teaching subject
  • degree class
  • highest relevant academic qualification

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

ITT funding rates and guidance for schools and ITT providers are available for the following academic years:

Published 18 December 2018