We are excited to share with you that the Mewburn Ellis Free CREST Award scheme has now been extended to the end of the academic year. Mewburn Ellis LLP are one of Europe’s leading intellectual property firms and they have partnered with the British Science Association and CREST Awards to offer free Awards and funding for schools serving disadvantaged students in each of its four UK office locations including Bristol.
The funding will cover Award fees at all levels (Star/SuperStar, Discovery, Bronze, Silver & Gold) for eligible schools between October 2020 – August 2021. In addition to supporting around 1,000 students through the free Awards scheme, Mewburn Ellis is also providing £100 additional funding to invest in resources for the first ten schools per region to register.
To be eligible for the funding, your school’s postcode must begin with BS and you must meet one of the following criteria,
- Over 30% pupils receiving pupil premium funding
- Over 30% pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds
- All pupil referral and alternative provision units
- All SEND schools
- Schools who have a rural postcode*
*In a postcode listed as any type of “Rural” area under their government’s Rural Urban classification system. You can look up the Area Type for any UK postcode at https://www.ukpostcodecheck.com/ If you would like to know more about the FREE awards, please complete the REGISTER YOUR INTEREST form. We will then be able to provide you with a voucher code to access the funded awards. The voucher code will be valid until the 31 August 2021. If you still have any questions, then please email email@example.com.