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SECONDARY COMPETITIONS AND GRANTS


Cool for School Competition
Added: January 07 2020

This competition is designed to challenge students to explore STEM and come up with a simple experiment or presentation that shows STEM in action. Send in a short animation or video along with a completed entry form and you could be in with a chance to win a fantastic range of science kit prizes packed with equipment, books and ideas to make science lessons cool! All entries will get a Certificate of Merit to recognise their work and highlight the skills and Gatsby Benchmarks that were involved. This competition is open to groups of students at KS3 or 4 (11-16yr olds). You can enter to represent your school, as part of a STEM club, a home school group, an afterschool activity club or just a group of friends!

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Schools Grant Scheme
Added: November 20 2019

Grants of up to £600 for projects, events and activities that promote a greater interest in physics and engineering in young people. They particularly encourage applications for projects that look at: particle physics, astronomy, space and nuclear physics, energy, transport, information and communications, design and promotion and built environment. Deadlines for applications: 1 February (for projects taking place in the following summer term),1 June (for projects taking place in the following autumn term), 1 November (for projects taking place in the following spring term).

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Teaching Internship Scheme: Summer 2020
Added: November 13 2019

Grants are available for school-led partnerships to design and provide teaching internships targeted at science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate students. The aim of the scheme is to let STEM undergraduates experience mathematics or physics teaching before they commit to it as a career. Schools are invited to apply for funding to provide opportunities in summer 2020.

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Rolls-Royce Schools Prize for Science & Technology
Added: November 13 2019

The Rolls-Royce Schools Prize for Science & Technology is an annual awards programme that helps teachers increase science, mathematics, and technology engagement in their schools and colleges. Entrants will submit an application outlining an idea for a sustainable science, mathematics or technology initiative, specific to your school and which you would deliver between September 2020 and June 2021. The final deadline for entries is 11 April 2020.

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Royal Society of Chemistry - School Small Grants
Added: November 13 2019

The Kent Local Section of the Royal Society of Chemistry is also keen to support chemistry teaching and outreach in schools. A Small Grants scheme is being run, whereby schools can apply for a grant of up to £250 towards the cost of setting up and/or running a Chemistry Club, or for the purchase of enhanced equipment. If you wish to apply for funds, please complete the forms using the link below and submit via the RSC Secretary (contacts provided on the webpage).

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