Making Professional Development Affordable.
We offer bursaries (known as Impact Awards) for many of our CPD activities.
The bursaries can be used to contribute to covering the cost of CPD fees, supply cover, travel, accommodation, equipment for your school or in any other way that your school believes will help to improve the teaching of science.
Who is eligible?
In order to receive an Impact Award, teachers or technicians will need to be working in a state funded school or college, including maintained schools, academies and free schools.
How much is the Impact Award bursary?
Impact Awards until 31 March 2014 attract a bursary equivalent to 60% of the CPD fee paid. From 1 April to 31 August 2014 the rate will be 50%.
The bursaries are provided by the Department for Education. Awards are limited and funding is subject to availability.
Visit our FAQs page to answer any other questions about Impact Awards
Special Impact Awards
We also offer Intensive Bursaries to some schools and colleges for a specific professional development project or activity, either working alone (maximum of £1,500) or with a cluster of schools (maximum £2,500). Availability of these awards is limited. Please contact your regional Consortium for more information.