School Grants to Teach Physics and Engineering (UK)

The Institute of Physics has announced the closing dates for its 2017 School Grant Scheme.

Through the scheme, UK schools and colleges can apply for grants of up to £600 from the Institute of Physics for small-scale projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics and engineering. Projects linked to astronomy, space and particle physics are particularly encouraged.

The types of activities supported by the grant can include:

  • Running a science week activity
  • Organising a visit to or from a working physicist
  • Supply cover
  • Transport
  • Marketing and publicity
  • Materials/resources; etc.

Previous projects to receive funding include:

Ampleforth College for a Visit to Jodrell Bank Radio Observatory

St John’s High School for a Practical Rocketry workshop to design a water propelled rocket.

The closing dates for 2017 are the 1st February; 1st June and the 1st November.

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