Is there funding for PGCE students?

Funding for PGCE. For a start, PGCE students are eligible for student loans and maintenance grants, just like undergraduate students are. As with undergraduates, these are split into a few sections.

How do you fund a PGCE?

The most common bursary is from the National College of Teaching and Leadership and acts as either a one-time payment, or for the higher ones, a monthly incentive. The amount you’re eligible to receive as part of the bursary depends on two factors: what you got at undergraduate and what you studied in.

How are PGCE bursaries paid?

Bursaries are normally paid in 10 equal monthly instalments from October to July. You may receive this bursary in addition to the undergraduate funding package from Student Finance England.

Is PGCE funded by Nsfas?

NSFAs response According to the 2021 DHET Bursary Rules and Guidelines, NSFAS does not provide funding for PGCE in 2021. According to the guidelines, approved funded programmes at universities are all undergraduate whole qualifications offered by a public university.

Can I get student finance for PGCE after Masters?

Can you get PGCE funding after a Masters? Yes! In fact, the PGCE bursaries and scholarships described on this page actually incentivise Masters graduates to get into teaching, with a Masters or PhD qualification replacing the need for a 2:1 or 2:2 Bachelors degree in the eligibility requirements.

Do you have to pay back PGCE bursary?

Grants, bursaries and allowances you don’t have to pay back. EU nationals applying for teacher training in 2018/19 and 2019/20 will still be eligible for a tax-free bursary or scholarship and a tuition fee loan.

Does a PGCE bursary count as income?

PGCE bursaries are paid in 10 equal monthly instalments, running from October to July. Although your bursary isn’t taxable, it might be counted as capital income if you receive state benefits. Check with your local benefits office to see how it might affect your status.

Will NSFAS fund Pgce 2022?

NSFAS is no longer funding Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) courses in 2022 which began in the 2021 academic year. This includes postgraduate certificates, postgraduate diplomas, honours degrees, masters and PhD degrees.

Does funza Lushaka pay for PGCE?

Only the PGCE (Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching) (Grade 7- 12) will be funded through the Funza Lushaka Bursary Scheme.

What are the different types of funding for PGCE?

Each of the three strands of PGCE funding has their own eligibility criteria. We have a section below to explain each type of funding for PGCE students: student finance, teacher training bursaries, and extra financial support. Firstly, there are the PGCE tuition fees to pay.

Are there student loans available for PGCE students?

What funding is available? PGCE PCET students are eligible to apply to the Student Loans Company for both a tuition fee loan and a maintenance (living costs) loan.

How much does it cost to go to PGCE UK?

The tuition fees for PGCE courses in 2020/21 will be £9,250 for the year. For UK students resident in England, a Tuition Fees Loan will be available from Student Finance England to pay the fees.

Are there any bursaries for post compulsory PGCE?

Post compulsory PGCE funding (PCET) is limited only to tuition fee and maintenance loans: there is no training bursary at all. Demand for subjects fluctuates, so it’s always worth checking the most recent bursary information. At secondary level, PGCE music funding includes a £9,000 bursary, while PGCE biology funding includes a £26,000 bursary.