Eligibility criteria

Am I eligible?

Carefully read the following eligibility criteria before applying for a scholarship.

Applicants must:

  • Intend to take up a training place on a secondary teaching course that leads to QTS (pre-16)
  • Hold a chemistry or related degree with a proven or predicted grade of a 2:1 or above (if you have a 2:2 your application will be considered if you can demonstrate significant relevant experience/subject knowledge)
  • Or hold a relevant PhD or Master’s degree or recognised equivalent,
  • Or have completed a subject knowledge enhancement course in chemistry before September 2019
  • Have completed a university-led or school-led (fee based, non-salaried) Chemistry ITT course in England for the 2019/20 academic year
  • Meet the bursary eligibility criteria as set out in the National College for Teaching and Leadership’s bursary guidance.
  • Be classified as a ‘Home’ student. Refer to the UKCISA website for full details
  • Be eligible to draw down a tuition fee loan from the Student Loans Company
  • Have not previously applied for a scholarship in the same academic year

To find out more about our Scholarships click here.

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