PGCE Teaching Scholarships

​You may be eligible for a Teaching Scholarship when training to teach with UEA’s Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Primary or Secondary courses. Teaching Scholarships are tax-free amounts of money you receive to train in certain subjects. You do not need to pay them back. Your scholarship will be paid in a minimum of 10 equal monthly instalments over the duration of your UEA PGCE course.

Subject Scholarship
Chemistry £29,000
Computing £29,000
Languages (French, German and Spanish only) £27,000
Mathematics £29,000
Physics £29,000

​To be eligible for a scholarship, you will need at least one of the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree class 2:1 (honours) or higher
  • A Master’s degree
  • A PhD In exceptional circumstances

*If you achieved a 2:2 in your degree you may still be awarded a scholarship if you have significant relevant experience.

Scholarships are offered by independent institutions. They set their own eligibility criteria and you’ll need to apply through the relevant scholarship body:

  • The Royal Society of Chemistry (chemistry)
  • BCS The Chartered Institute for IT (computing)
  • British Council (languages – French, German and Spanish only)
  • The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (maths)
  • The Institute of Physics (physics)

Find out more about your eligibility for teaching scholarships.

Type of Course

  • PGCE

Funding Type

  • Maintenance

Total Value

Please see table in scholarship information section

Number Available per Year


Years Available

  • 2023


  • UK Fees


  • Education


Chemisty, Computing, Languages (French, German and Spanish only), Mathematics, Physics


Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) courses

Country / Region

  • UK

Applicant’s Nationality

  • Any

Country of Domicile

  • Any

Further Criteria

Scholarships are offered by independent institutions and they set their own eligibility criteria.

Related Scholarships

Application Process

​Please check your eligibility and application process for the Scholarship offered by the independent institutions.

Start or continue your PGCE application by using the GOV.UK service called Apply for teacher training.

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