Funding opportunities

Browse funding opportunities from the RSC and beyond

Funding opportunities from the RSC

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Primary science teaching empowerment fund

Get up to £600 (€690) to organise your own collaborative project or event that improves primary science teaching

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Inclusion and diversity fund

Apply for a grant up to £5000 for a project that will help make the chemical sciences community more inclusive and diverse.

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Outreach fund

Apply for a small grant (up to £5000) or a large grant (up to £10000) to run a chemistry-based public or schools engagement activity.

Funding opportunities from beyond the RSC

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The Royal Society Partnership Grants

Partnership Grants of up to £3000 are available to UK schools and colleges to carry out investigative STEM research projects in partnership with a STEM partner from academia or industry. Support is available from the Royal Society throughout the application process

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Institute of Physics School Grants Scheme

Find out about grants of up to £600 for projects, events and activities that promote a greater interest in physics and engineering in young people. Funded by the Institute of Physics, Institution of Engineering and Technology and Science and Technology Facilities Council. 

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Edina Trust Science Grant Scheme

Guaranteed £700 grants for primary science equipment and activities for schools in selected areas of the UK. Schools can create a bespoke science equipment shopping list or choose from a range of pre-filled forms on a range of common primary science areas of learning.