CREST underrepresented audiences

CREST for underrepresented audiences funding

Engage Grants (formerly known as CREST for Underrepresented Audiences grants) are available twice a year to help support UK schools to run CREST Awards. Schools that have high numbers of pupils who are often underrepresented in STEM are encouraged to apply for funding of up to £600 (£300 plus voucher codes to cover CREST Award registration fees) in the Autumn and Spring terms. 
For more information about the Engage Grants and other opportunities available to teachers in the Engage Teacher Network, visit the Engage Network page. 
Other Funding Opportunities

For other financial support for STEM in schools, you may wish to look into the following: 
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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. 
  4. 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). 

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