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Fund title: Science in schools

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Details of two separate grants schemes to support the teaching of science in schools and colleges

Application deadline:

see below

Fund description:

Royal Society: Partnership Grants
Partnership Grants of up to £3,000 are available to schools to enable students, aged 5 – 18, to carry out science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) projects. UK schools or colleges can apply for funding to buy equipment to run a STEM investigation project in partnership with a STEM professional (research or industry).

Successful projects:

  • deliver a better understanding of the latest developments in STEM
  • improve perceptions of those working in STEM professions
  • give students pride and ownership in STEM from participation in the investigative process

The next deadline is 31 July 2017.
More information: Royal Society: Partnership Grants

STFC: School Grants Scheme
The Science and Technology Facilities Council, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institute of Physics run a small grants scheme designed specifically for schools and colleges.

The scheme provides schools with grants of up to £600 for projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics or engineering. It is open to all UK educational institutions (schools and colleges) catering for pupils/students in the age range 5-19.

The next deadline is 1 November 2017
More information: School Grants Scheme


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