Computing scholarships

Applications for computing scholarships are now closed for September 2018. If you apply for teacher training starting this September, you could still be eligible for a £26,000 bursary. Further information on scholarship programmes that commence in September 2019 will be released later in the autumn term, so please continue to check this page. 



If you are an outstanding graduate with a passion for computing, you could be awarded a £28,000 - that is £2,000 more than a bursary scholarship from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, while you train to teach. 

You will also enjoy a number of additional benefits, including free BCS membership for a year, training workshops, and career mentoring opportunities in partnership with schools, universities and world-renowned employers.


To be considered for a BCS scholarship you’ll need to have a minimum of a 2:2, or be likely to achieve a 2:2, preferably in computer science or maths.

If you don’t have a degree in either of these subjects, you’ll need to:

  • undertake a computing subject knowledge enhancement course, or
  • have a degree with an extensive amount of computing content – for example, a STEM degree
  • have a degree as well as significant professional experience as part of the computing industry 

You can find out more about eligibility on the BCS website.

How to apply

For more information, please see the BCS website.