The Alice McCosh Trust, which aims to advance education by providing grants to schools or research activities related to natural history and/or the environment will re-open for applications on the 1st October 2018. It is anticipated that the Trustees will award one grant in the region of £600 to £1000. The grant could, for example, cover the cost of a school field trip or project, an expedition as part of a research project or the development of new teaching materials for schools or institutes of higher education.
Previous projects supported include the St Thomas More School, West Midlands which took school children to North Wales. The pupils visited a variety of different environments with a focus on physical geography.
The closing date for applications will be the 30th November 2018.