Available Funding

School Direct funding with DTSA

As a primary trainee there are two types of funding that are available to you if you are completing School Direct on the non-salaried route.  Depending on your personal circumstances it may be possible to receive both.

Read more here getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/funding-my-teacher-training


1. Loans

Tuition Fee and Maintenance Loans are available for all subjects.


2. Extra financial support

Extra financial support is available if you’re a parent, have an adult dependant or a disability. This is available to all eligible trainees, regardless of the subject you’re teaching.


3. Tax free bursary or scholarship available for Secondary School Direct Programmes

Tax-free funding is available in a range of subjects of up to £28,000. Find out more on the funding available to support your postgraduate teacher training.