The call for applications to the 2016B Small Awards round opened on Monday 5th September 2016. Applications will be accepted up to 4.00pm on Thursday 27th October 2016.
The Public Engagement Small Awards Scheme provides funds for small, local or 'pilot' projects promoting STFC science and technology. Anyone can apply, including grant-funded research groups, STFC research facility users, schools, museums, etc. Awards range from £500 to £10,000 and the expenditure can go towards materials, salaries and travel & subsistence.
Projects must be relevant to publicising engagement or teaching about the STFC science and technology areas, namely:
All applications must be submitted through the RCUK Joint electronic submission (Je-S) (link opens in a new window) system. E-mailed or hard copy applications will not be accepted. Please see the notes for guidance for further information.
To apply for a Small Award you must:
Can I apply for an Award, even though I'm not a scientist or teacher?
What is the maximum value of an award?
How soon will we know whether our application has been successful?
Does the application have to be typed or done on a computer?
Can I apply for funding from STFC even though I have been promised money from other sources?
Can I apply to the scheme for funding to help us become a 'specialist school'?
If I do receive an Award, when will I get the money?
How should I report on the project?