Training bursary guide: academic year 2014 to 2015

A training bursaries guide for initial teacher training (ITT) places for schools, ITT providers and trainees.



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

  • bursary rates
  • subject and candidate eligibility
  • how the payments are made

The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) is responsible for allocating and funding teacher training places. NCTL funds some ITT places through training bursary payments. Bursaries are available for eligible trainees on eligible postgraduate ITT courses in England. Bursary amounts will vary depending on teaching subject and degree class or highest relevant academic qualification.

Published 30 December 2013
Last updated 26 June 2014 + show all updates
  1. Revision to FSM eligibility description Para 10.3 & Footnote 1 p9. Removal of exception to IoM/Channel islands candidates. Additional information for Troops to Teach eligibility para 2.11. Addition of payment schedule for scholarship with FSM uplift. Updated discretionary award guidance para 3.4. Fig 7 p39.
  2. First published.