For Scholarships and Financial Incentives please see below.

There are three types of funding available for teacher training – depending on your circumstances, you could receive all three:

  1. Tax-free bursary or scholarship
  2. Tuition Fee Loan and Maintenance Loan
  3. Additional financial support if you’re a parent or have a disability

Languages Teacher Training Scholarships

Are you passionate about French, German or Spanish? You could receive a languages scholarship of £28,000 to train as a secondary teacher to inspire the next generation of young linguists


The scholarship provides the most gifted languages graduates with the chance to start an exciting language teaching career in England. 

In addition to the financial support, you will receive access to a range of professional development networking opportunities and mentor support. As well you’ll be joining a community of high-flying language enthusiasts. 

Please note scholarships are awarded in place of a bursary. 


To be eligible to apply you should have, or be predicted to achieve, a minimum of a 2:1 in a French, German or Spanish degree and meet the criteria at finance/who-qualifies

Candidates with 2:1 degrees in other subjects who demonstrate excellent language skills and significant knowledge may also apply. 

Candidates with a 2:2, or predicted 2:2 degree in the language, a relevant PhD or Master’s degree, or recognised equivalent and substantial relevant experience, may also be considered in exceptional circumstances. 

You should also be in an eligible non-salaried route into teaching by September 2020. You do not need this to be secured to apply for the scholarship. 


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Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships

If you’ve got a love of maths and a desire to teach you could receive £34,000 to teach maths – a £28,000 tax-free scholarship while you train and a further £6,000 after tax once in teaching. Other benefits of the Maths Scholarship include membership offers, networking opportunities and professional development support.

If you wish to find out more about the Maths Scholarships, and have all your burning questions answered, such as: how it is different to the government’s normal bursary for initial teacher training; what additional benefits do Maths Scholars receive as part of the Maths Scholarship; how can the Scheme help an ITT trainee during their initial teacher training year and NQT year, then join Sophie and Vanessa at the final Maths Scholarships webinar at 19:30 on Wednesday 20 May 2020.  

Sophie and Vanessa will even give you top tips to help you with your application!

If you would like to register for a webinar, please email the Scholarships Team at by 09:00 on Monday 18 May 2020and confirming the following information:

  • Name
  • Email address

Additional information will then be issued to the details provided prior to the webinar.  

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