Funding for training to teach design and technology (D&T)

If you’re interested in training to teach D&T, you could be eligible for a £15,000 tax-free training bursary. There are three types of funding available if you’re on a non-salaried teacher training course. Depending on your circumstances, you could receive all three. 

1. Tax-free bursaries 

As a trainee D&T teacher, you could be eligible for a £15,000 bursary if you have a first, 2:1, 2:2, Master’s or PhD.

Once you know if you’ll be receiving a bursary or scholarship, you can find out how and when you'll receive your tax-free funding.

2. Tuition Fee Loan and Maintenance Loan

With or without a bursary, you can also access a Tuition Fee Loan to cover your tuition fees and a Maintenance Loan for your living costs. The available loans are:

  • a Tuition Fee Loan of up to £9,250 to cover your fees
  • a Maintenance Loan of up to £11,672 to support your living costs

3. Additional financial support

If you have children or a disability, extra funding is available. For instance, you could get:

Find out more information on the extra financial support available

Earn a salary while you train

Alternatively, you could earn a salary while you train.