How can I get a mentor for my CREST Award?

How can I get a mentor for my CREST Award?

We encourage students to access support from a mentor who works in a STEM field related to their CREST project topic. Mentors can play an important role in CREST projects by offering their experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to help inspire students. They can open a window into what working in STEM can be like.


Mentors are not a requirement when taking part in CREST,  however, they are strongly recommended at Gold level, preferred at Silver, and optional at Bronze and Discovery levels. To find a mentor for your project, you can:

  • Request support through the STEM Ambassadors Scheme
  • Contact local universities they often have a public outreach department



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