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