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  • British Science Association - Kick Start Grants

    Created: 27/09/2022, Updated: 28/09/2022

    The British Science Association, with funding from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, is providing grants for schools in challenging circumstances to organise their own science and engineering events.

    There are a number of different grants available:

    • Kick Start Grant: A grant for your school to run an activity during British Science Week.
    • Kick Start Youth Grant: A grant for students aged 10-19 at your school to organise and deliver an activity during British Science Week.
    • Kick Start More Grant: A grant or your school to host a science event or activity that involves your students and the local community. The community can include families/carers, members of local community groups, local businesses and the local press.
    • Combined Kick Start Grant and Youth Grant: A grant for your school to run an activity during British Science and an additional activity organised and delivered by students aged 10-19.

    Who can apply

    You must be a state funded school in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. To be eligible, schools must either: have a high proportion (over 30%) of pupils eligible for the pupil premium or equivalent: Have a high proportion (over 30%) of pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds; and/or be a small school based in a remote and rural location.

    How to apply

    Apply online via the British Science Association website.

    When to apply

    The next deadline is 07 November 2022.




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