STEM Sussex is the STEM outreach support department of the University of Brighton

We have listed a number of funding bodies who offer grants to schools, home schools and community groups etc. to support or run STEM related projects, buy equipment, set up and run STEM clubs and much more.

Please share with us any grants that you have come across by  emailing us the details.

Good luck!

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Institute of Physics - School Grant Scheme (various deadlines)

Key stage: ks3, ks4, ks5

Schools, colleges or home school groups based in the UK and Ireland can apply for awards up to £600 for the following:

  • materials and resources
  • transport
  • marketing and publicity
  • other purposes deemed appropriate by the judges
  • supply cover (in certain circumstances).

They particularly encourage proposals that look at:

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

More information and Apply

Royal Society of Chemists - Educational Grants Scheme (ongoing)

Key stage: ks2, ks3, ks4, ks5

Areas of funding streams:

  • Enhanced Equipment -for Primary and Secondary Schools to fund equipment not available through their mainstream budget.
  • Chemistry Clubs – funds for activities run at schools/colleges outside the normal science timetable.
  • Partnership of 3 – supporting activities that bring together at least three different partners for chemistry outreach activities.
  • UG ChemSoc – funding for student societies promoting biological and medicinal chemistry.
  • Funding through RSC Local Sections – collaboration between schools and colleges with their RSC Local Section.

More Information and Apply

Royal Society of Biology Outreach and Engagement Award 2019

Key stage:

Are you a bioscience researcher involved in science communication?
If you work in any sector of UK biosciences, apply for the Royal Society of Biology Outreach and Engagement Award 2019 and win up to £1500.
Submit your applications by 28th June 2019.

More information and Apply

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