Grants for the Roadshow

Grants for the Roadshow


Schools can apply for grants to subsidise the Roadshow from some national bodies. In the past there have been successful bids made to the following institutions and schemes. Please note that the application windows for these schemes are restricted, make sure to check them before considering an application.

 

The Royal Institution

STEM Grants for Schools
£500

The Royal Institution has been supporting science for over 200 years and was instrumental in the founding of NRICH.

Their STEM grants are designed to help integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities into school practice and to support teachers’ professional development.

The grant is open to applications once or twice a year. Over the past few years they opened in late October.


The scheme is not currently accepting applications. Sign up to the RI newsletter to be kept up to date.

The Institute of Mathematics

Education Grant Scheme
maximum £600

The IMA supports the advancement of mathematical knowledge and its applications and promotes mathematical culture in the UK.

Their "Education Grants Scheme" has been granted for Roadshow costs in the past. The scheme highly encourages multiple schools taking part in the events the fund.

Applications should have as a co-applicant either a member of the IMA or a a senior colleague such as the head of a school or college.

Open all year round.

The London Mathematical Society

Small Grants for Education
maximum £600 - £800

The LMS supports mathematics across the entire country (not just in London) through a large variety of methods including publications and grants.

Their "Small Grants for Education scheme "is the most applicable to the Roadshow as one of its primary aims is "enhancing and enriching mathematical study beyond the curriculum". Grants for CPD are also available though.

Applications should have as a co-applicant either a member of the IMA or a a senior colleague such as the head of a school or college.

Next deadline 30th April 2020.