CREST for underrepresented audiences funding
This grant round is now OPEN
The 2022 Autumn grants to help run CREST Awards are now open. The deadline for application is midnight 16 October 2022. Please see the link below for more information about the grant scheme and our application form:
You can also find more information about other opportunities available to schools and organisations with underrepresented students by clicking the link below:
Other Funding Opportunities
Unboxed 2022 – They have produced 10 free to use projects around science, technology and maths. They are available in person, online, on TV and on radio. Includes workshops, learning programmes and special events.
The Great Escape, Art Fund – A new major UK-wide participatory project championing museum, gallery and historic house collections. Schools and families will be invited to explore wildlife in collections, exhibitions and spaces, leading up to a large-scale participative event on Earth Day 2023 (Saturday 22nd April).
The Royal Institution’s ‘Science in Schools’ grants offer schools the chance to host free visits from professional presenters to engage children in science education, meet CPD requirements for teachers, engage families, and raise funds for your school.
Royal Society Partnership Grants of up to £3000 are available to schools to enable students, aged 5 – 18, to carry out science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) projects.
Keeping Science Practical from the Association for Science Education (ASE) offers secondary schools the chance to deliver practical science provision and offers schools CPD, consultancy and networking support.
Royal Society of Chemistry: Educational Grants Scheme funds small educational projects in schools and colleges enhancing the learning (and teaching) experience in relation to chemistry for students (and teachers).
Grants and funding to run CREST
CREST Grants If registration and support costs are a barrier to running CREST, grants of up to £300 (plus voucher codes to cover the cost of CREST Award fees) are available to support and enable schools and organisations to run CREST Awards with ...
The CREST guiding principles
The below principles are the overall ideas that govern how the CREST Awards work. They are different to the CREST criteria, although the criteria are based around these. Real-world context CREST projects and activities have a clear real-world ...
FAQ 3 - How much do the CREST Awards cost?
You can find our full table of costs (including international prices) on our website: Fees and Funding. All CREST Awards in Wales are free as they are fully subsidised by the Welsh government. We do provide grant and funding opportunities to run ...
Enter an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) for a CREST Award
If your students are working towards an Extended Project Qualification in an area related to science, technology, engineering or maths, they can gain extra recognition for their work by entering your project for a CREST Gold Award. There’s a lot of ...
Using CREST for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
You can do project work in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) and count it towards your DofE Skills section through the CREST Awards scheme. Lots of people think of ‘skills’ as being related to art, music or drama, but we know that ...