National Science & Engineering Week

The UK's widest grassroots celebration of all things science and engineering

20/04/2014

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Funding for your activities

The British Science Association offers grants to certain schools and organisations to help fund National Science & Engineering Week events and activities. We also offer a range of help guides and activity packs to help you plan your events, along with a guide to funding

For NSEW 2014 there were four NSEW grants available from the British Science Association:

Grant schemes that are now closed:

Click here for NSEW Grant Scheme for Wales

Click here for Kick Start Grant for Schools

Click here for NSEW Grant Scheme for Scotland

Click here for NSEW Grants for British Science Association Branches

If you have applied for any of these grant schemes don't forget to also register your event on our event listing so you can request free marketing materials and (if a school) be included in our school prize draw. Register your event here.

 

How-to-guides and ideas

 

These guides present step-by-step instructions in how to arrange publicity, how to organise an NSEW event or activity and where to find funding from.

If you are a beginner or have never organised an event before then our organiser's timeline and NSEW guides in a day will help you get going - these show how you can do science and engineering week activities on a small budget or using our own resources.

You can also download our handy NSEW templates to easily create press releases & press photocall invitations to maximise publicity for your event.

Science on a Shoestring

Organisers concise timeline

NSEW in a day

Guide to running an event

Guide to Funding

Guide to Publicity

 

Templates

Press release template (word doc)

Photography permission slip template (word doc)

Press photocall invitation template (word doc)

Got questions? Visit our FAQ page

 Looking specifically for hands-on activity ideas?

We have over 300 free activities designed specifically for National Science & Engineering Week. Check out our popular activity pack series.

 

 

These guides present step-by-step instructions in how to arrange publicity, how to organise an NSEW event or activity and where to find funding from.

If you are a beginner or have never organised an event before then our organiser's timeline and NSEW guides in a day will help you get going - these show how you can do science and engineering week activities on a small budget or using our own resources.

You can also download our handy NSEW templates to easily create press releases & press photocall invitations to maximise publicity for your event.

Science on a Shoestring

Organisers concise timeline

NSEW in a day

Guide to running an event

Guide to Funding

Guide to Publicity

 

Templates

Press release template (word doc)

Photography permission slip template (word doc)

Press photocall invitation template (word doc)

Got questions? Visit our FAQ page

 Looking specifically for hands-on activity ideas?

We have over 300 free activities designed specifically for National Science & Engineering Week. Check out our popular activity pack series.