The fees for the GORSE SCITT Initial Teacher Training QTS course (including PGCE and 60 masters credits) for the academic year 2024-2025 is £9250.

Bursaries and scholarships are available to trainees on tuition fee-based teacher training courses in England that lead to the award of qualified teacher status (QTS).

Receiving a bursary or scholarship depends on:

  • Highest relevant academic award
  • ITT subject

Trainees are only eligible for a bursary or scholarship if they are entitled to support under the student finance criteria.

2024 – 2025 Bursaries

For 2024-2025, bursaries are available in the following subjects:

  • £28,000 in Chemistry, Computing, Maths and Physics
  • £25,000 in Biology, Design & Technology, Geography and Modern Foreign Languages
  • £10,000 in Art & Design, English, Music and Religious Education

Applicants may be eligible for a bursary if they have 1st, 2:1, 2:2, PhD or Masters.

2024-2025 Scholarship

For 2024-2025, scholarships are available in the following subjects:

  • £30,000 in Chemistry, Computing, Maths and Physics
  • £27,000 in French, German and Spanish (no other languages)

Scholarships are usually available to applicants with a 1st, 2:1, master’s or PhD, though in exceptional circumstances they may be awarded to a graduate with a 2:2 and significant relevant experience.

Scholarships also come with a package of additional benefits from the relevant scholarship body:

  • Tax free scholarship
  • Membership to the professional body
  • Subject specialist events and webinars held by professional bodies
  • Online and face-to-face workshops across the country
  • Subject specialist mentors and coaching
  • Community of scholars (ex-scholars, teachers, subject leaders)
  • Access to classroom resources
  • Continuing professional development (CPD) and networking events during ITT year and alumni

Further Guidance

Scholarships are applied for separately to ITT and only awarded to high calibre students who pass a robust application and interview process in one of the specialist subject areas. Scholarships are awarded instead of a bursary. Scholarship applicants should apply to the relevant scholarship body.

Further guidance on postgraduate bursaries and scholarships can be found by following the links below to the bursary funding manual and Get Into Teaching website:

bursary funding manual
Get Into teaching

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