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PGCE Funding

PGCE Funding 2017

Award Summary
Home and EU students studying for a Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) may be eligible for a tax-free bursary from the government, worth up to £30,000. These are paid in ten monthly instalments, directly into your UK bank account, starting in October each academic year. 

Eligibility Summary
As a PGCE student, your eligibility for financial support and the amount you will receive depends on the subject you plan to teach - as well as your degree classification or highest relevant academic qualification.
EU students who have come to the UK purely to attend a teacher-training course will be eligible to  apply for a tuition Fee Loan only.

For more information and to check how much bursary you may be eligible for please visit the Get Into Teaching website.

How do I apply?
Please submit completed PGCE Bursary application form either at Docklands/Stratford Student Hub or post to Student Money Advice and Rights Team (SMART), University of East London, Docklands campus, 4-6 University Way, London, E16 2RD. 

Please refer to the PGCE Guidance Notes for information on eligibility, payment details and implications of leaving your programme with regards to the PGCE bursary.

Refer to the application form to provide bank details to receive bursary payments, where eligible. If for any reason you decide to defer or withdraw from your PGCE programme email thehub@uel.ac.uk promptly to prevent any overpayments which will be reclaimed.


Further Information
For further information and advice on this award please contact our Applicant Enquiries at study@uel.ac.uk or call +44 (0)20 8223 3333 (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm).