WHAT FINANCIAL SUPPORT CAN I GET?
Detailed information on financial support during training can be found on the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) web site: www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching/funding.aspx. The information provided below is a brief summary of the key aspects.
The tuition fee for SWTT SCITT is £9,000 and the fee is paid directly to SWTT. You have to pay the loan back.
All bursary awards are tax free. Bursaries are paid in 10 equal instalments, plus (where applicable) two extra payments in February and July).
|Eligible ITT Sujects 2017-18|
|Highest Qualification 1||Scholarship 2||Trainee with First Class or Doctoral Degree||2:1 or Master's Degree||2:2||Other Degree Award|
|Modern Foreign Languages||£27,500||£25,000||£25,000||£25,000||-|
|Design and Technology||-||£12,000||£9,000||-||-|
|History, RE or Music||-||£9,000||£4,000||-||-|
1 Applicants with a degree from outside the UK should refer to the equivalency table to idendify if their degree is likely to attract a bursary, and/or should consult their chosen training provider.
2 Trainees in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computing, geography and modern foreign languages with 2:2 or above are able to apply for a teacher training scholarship with the appropriate professional body.
Trainees are able to apply for a tuition loan. This is an online process through the following route: www.gov.uk/apply-for-student-finance. Apply early to ensure that funds are in place from the beginning of your course.
MAINTENANCE GRANT FOR LIVING COSTS
The loan is paid directly into your bank account at the start of term. You have to pay the loan back.
|Full-time student||Loan for the 2017 to 2018 academic year|
|Living at home||Up to £7,097|
SPECIAL SUPPORT GRANT
You may get a Special Support Grant instead of a Maintenance Grant if you get or qualify for:
- Income Support
- income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- Housing Benefit
- The housing element of Universal Credit