02 October 2023. Brought to you by Chris Hamlett.

British Science Week 2024- Kick Start Grants

Did you know that your school or community group can get funding to run events for British Science Week 2024?

The British Science Association are offering offering different grants for :

  • Kick Start Grant (up to £300) for your school to run an activity during British Science Week. 
  • Kick Start Youth Grant (£150) for a group of three or more students aged 10-19 to organise and lead an event or activity in your school during British Science Week. 
  • Kick Start More Grant (£700) for your school to host a science event or activity which involves your students and the local community. 
  • Combined Kick Start Grant and Youth Grant (£450) for your school to run an activity during British Science Week and an additional event or activity organised and led by a group of students aged 10-19.

The deadline is 6th November 2023

What are the criteria?

For state-funded, non-selective schools or colleges, in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

Non-school organisations may be eligible.

To be eligible for a grant, your school must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • over 30% of pupils eligible for pupil premium, early years pupil premium or equivalent
  • over 30% of pupils who are from ethnic minority backgrounds
  • small school based in a remote and rural location.

For more information, and to apply, follow this link:  Kick Start Grants – British Science Week [external link].

If you are interested in applying for funding to run an event or activity relevant to Materials Science and Engineering then we are more than happy to discuss ideas so please contact us to discuss them.