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Rules and eligibility

The UK delegation for each European Science on Stage festival is currently chosen via an online application process. Find out more about the Science on Stage UK: Summary and benefits for delegates and their school or college.

The eligibility rules for the Science on Stage UK 2017 delegation are stated below. An updated version will be available when applications go live for the 2019 festival next year.

Science on Stage UK: eligibility rules for the 2017 delegation

For a summary of the opportunity, process and guiding themes for 2017 please see our flyer.

About the applicants:

  • Applications at all levels of primary and secondary education will be accepted.
  • Applications should be made by individual STEM teachers or technicians.
  • The teachers or technicians must be classroom based, at a school, college or other formal educational institution within the UK.
  • All applicants must only enter a project they have personally been involved in.
  • Those who have been to an international festival twice or more will not be accepted.
  • Must have submitted all the information required.

About the project:

  • Projects should have been underway in the past 2 years, although may have been started before.
  • The project should link to one of the Science on Stage guiding themes for 2017 (Science for the youngest, Science and our environment, ICT in science education, Inclusive Science, Cooperation for Science Teaching and Lo-cost Science).

The ideal Science on Stage project promotes students interest in science, refers to everyday life, has a sustainable effect, is feasible in everyday school life and can be financed with reasonable expenses and promotes inquiry-based learning.