Why apply for this scheme?
- Provides an opportunity for students to develop key skills, including research skills, problem solving skills and data-handling skills, which will be invaluable for their future careers.
- Demonstrates the range of STEM careers available to students.
- Fosters long-term working relationships between schools and STEM professionals.
- Fulfills the requirement of Benchmark 8 of the Gatsby Practical Science Benchmarks – ‘Students should have opportunities to do open-ended and extended investigative projects.’ Additionally supports the requirements of the Gatsby Career Benchmarks - ‘Encounters with employers and employees’.
How to apply:
The 2022 funding round is now open for applications, which must be completed through Flexi-Grant®. There are three judging periods across the year. To be considered in the next and final judging period for the 2022 round, stage 1 and stage 2 of the application must be completed by the end of November. These projects will then be able to run from the start of the summer term. A full timeline can be found here.
For further information about the scheme please visit the pages below. If you have any questions, please contact the Schools Engagement team at email@example.com or 0207 451 2531.
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