- The Great Bug Hunt
The 2017 Great Bug Hunt for primary schools has been announced with June 16th 2017 as the closing date for entries. A Great Competition for Primary Schools to encourage pupils to get outside to learn more about living things and their habitats and to use the outdoor classroom.
- Exploring electricity class pack
The Exploring Electricity class pack presents an engaging way for children to investigate electricity topics. With six Genecon hand generatorsa range of accessories available, Genecon is an amazing hands-on way to learn about Electricity.The Data Harvest competition to win a class pack has now closed and the winners announced.
- Biochemical Society Scientific Outreach Grants
The next round of Biochemical Society Scientific Outreach Grants of applications is open in January 2017! The Biochemical Society have grants of up to £1000 available to help fund activities that communicate the excitement of molecular bioscience, or more general biology, to young people and the community.
- Clean Tech Competition 2017
The Clean Tech Competition is a research and design challenge for pre-college youth that builds on sound scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of science, English/language arts, mathematics, technology, the arts, and the design process. The 2017 competition opens soon!
- Santa Loves STEM competition
Our Christmas competition is back and we can't wait to get started! The competition will run on the IET Faraday Facebook page from Thursday 1st - Friday 16th December.
- UCL neuroscience competition
On March 18th 2017, UCL Neuroscience Society is organising a neuroscience competition for high school students, the English Brain Bee. The competition aims to teach students about the brain, its structure and function, and to provide an introduction to scientific research as a whole.
- Minecraft Competition
EUMETSAT is launching a Minecraft satellite-building competition for 6-16 year olds. The goal is for Minecrafters to build a model of the Sentinel-3 or Jason-3 ocean-monitoring satellites, or to get creative and design their own satellite and/or ocean monitoring system with buoys, automatic robots etc.
- £50k energy makeover for schools
This is a new, innovative and free teacher’s resource and competition to help pupils aged 7-11 learn how new technology can help save energy. Competition prizes include a £50,000 school energy makeover and a trip to the Science Museum!
- Bloodhound SSC - Race for the Line Competition
The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1000mph world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Apply now for the 'Race for the line competition' - A Micro:bit Model Rocket Car Competition for England & Wales
- The Uncover Copper Competition
Are you a UK student aged 11–16? Would you like the chance to win £100 (plus £500 for your school) by exploring copper’s essential role in our present and future? Read on!
- British Heart Foundation competition
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering primary and secondary schools across the UK the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime interactive workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to teach pupils about what the heart does and how it works
Tap into Great British Bake Off fever by making your own science cake! The Physiological Society is challenging you to make a cake which explains how your body works for your chance to win some great prizes.
- The Junior Memory Championship
Now in its ninth year, The Junior Memory Championship™, a hugely popular nationwide memory championship for primary school children, is officially open for entries for 2017
- The Big Bang Competition
The Big Bang Competition lets more young people than ever showcase their science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) projects and is open to UK residents in full-time secondary education
- Design for a Better World
Design for a better world offers an exciting new global design challenge and competition for students aged 11-14 years. The deadline for entering the competition is the 16th December 2016.
- Edina Trust
The Edina Trust provides non-competitive, easy-to-access grants, for primary schools in certain areas of the UK, to be used to promote the teaching of science and gardening.
- Copper Development Association 2016 Poster Competition
The 2016 Copper Education Competition: Curious About Copper results have been announced. Find out about the winners and their winning posters here!
- Salters' National Awards for Science Technicians
The closing date for receipt of applications in 2016 has now passed. Further details for the awards in 2017 will be posted early in the new year!
- CONNECT Young Founders
A very different, very fun experience for budding innovators that will help bridge the gap between an idea and commercial viability. Open to students aged 16-18 and resident in Northern Ireland, five finalists will receive an 8 week summer internships, £1500 each, and mentoring from an expert entrepreneur
- Fundraising for lions
Fundraising for lions competition: This fantastic fundraising pack will empower your students to take some social action while having great fun learning about Asiatic lions. Open for students aged 3 to 18 years of age.
- CLEAPSS - ASE Primary Competition 2016
This year's competition is all about improving biodiversity around the school or local area. Entry is open until 25 October 2016.
- Imagine Cup Innovation Competition
Imagine Cup is the world's premier student technology competition. We invite all eligible students to use their imagination and passion to create a technology solution in one of our competitions and challenges.
- Gratnells Science Technician of the Year Award
Now in its seventh successful year, Gratnells is pleased to sponsor the Science Technician of the Year Award 2015. The closing date for entries is Friday, 29 th January, 2016.
- Curious Abiout Copper - 2015 winners
The 2015 winning entries are presnted by Richard Needham in a short YouTube video.
- The WEIZMANN UK Safe Cracking Physics Tournament & ISSI
Teams who win the UK tournament receive a travel grant to enable them to travel to and spend 4 days exploring the Weizmann campus and taking part in the Shalheveth Freier International Tournament. Registration for the 2016 Tournament has now closed but registration for the 2017 competition opens in September 2016.
- The British Pharmacological Society-Outreach grants
Grants of up to £1,500 are available to support innovative pharmacology outreach and public engagement activities. These grants are available to both BPS members and non-members, including schools and teachers, and deadlines for applications fall in February and September.
- Salters' Chemistry Club Handbook
The Salters' Chemistry Club Handbooks 1 and 2 are a very popular source of activities for teachers to use in chemistry clubs, enrichment activities or open evenings.
- Salters' Festivals of Chemistry
One-day chemistry events held at various Universities throughout the UK and Ireland.
- Gratnells Education Zone
Gratnells supports science education with numerous important awards and initiatives, championing technicians professional status.
- Armourers and Brasiers Tata Sixth Form Materials Prize
A new competition designed to support schools in encouraging students to develop a sustained interest in STEM careers.
- Beat the Flood
Suitable for KS2-3 (age 7-14) pupils use their STEM skills to help them design and build a model of a flood- proof house.
- Practical Action STEM Resources
A range of different STEM challenges that can be both incorporated into your lessons or be used as the basis for an off-timetable day. Perfect for National Science and Engineering Week.
- SCI-TECH Challenge
A European scheme bringing together students for an annual challenge competition.