No Min - £600
1 Nov 2022
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School grant scheme

The Institute of Physics has announced that UK schools, colleges and home school groups can apply for grants of up to £600 for small-scale projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics and engineering to pupils aged 5 - 19.

Grants can support a wide range of projects such as school-based science weeks, extracurricular activities, science clubs, careers event or a visit from a working physicist or engineer.

Grants may be used for the following purposes: materials/resources; transport; marketing and publicity; other purposes deemed appropriate by the judges; and supply cover (in certain circumstances).

The Institute of Physics is interested in proposals that look at:

  • particle physics
  • astronomy
  • space and nuclear physics
  • energy
  • transport
  • information and communications
  • design and promotion
  • built environment.

Deadlines for applications:

  • 1 February (for projects taking place in the following summer term)
  • 1 June (for projects taking place in the following autumn term)
  • 1 November (for projects taking place in the following spring term)