Improving Science Education

This scheme provides funding to test educational approaches aimed at improving disadvantaged pupils’ attainment and/or progression in science subjects at school. 

The scheme is a partnership between the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and Wellcome.

Scheme at a glance

Where your host organisation is based:

UK, Republic of Ireland, Rest of the world

Project stage:

Research and development

Level of funding:

Usually £90,000 to £1.5 million

Duration of funding:

Up to 4 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply


Republic of Ireland
Rest of the world
Research and development

Key dates

This is a one-off scheme.

  • Application deadline

    9 April 2018, 17:00 BST

  • Decision

    June 2018

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact Emily Yeomans