The scheme, which is coordinated nationally by STEM Learning, is run in partnership with The Brightside Trust and is open to students from *disadvantaged groups, who are aged 13-19, who would like to explore their future career options with trained and experienced STEM professionals.
Teachers from schools in Cumbria, Lancashire, Merseyside or Manchester, can sign up to get their eligible students involved.
Further information is available on the STEM Learning website.
A Teacher Information Session takes place on Thursday 1st February at 4pm. Click to book to attend.
Applications Close: 19 February 2024
Mentoring runs from Monday 26 February to Monday 6 May 2024.
*Targeted disadvantaged groups include:
- Entitled to free school meals, either now or at any time in the last six years
- Live, or have lived, in local authority care
- From low-income families or living in poverty
- Excluded or at risk of exclusion
- Affected by violence (at risk or involved in)
- Associated with gangs or impacted by exploitation
- Impacted by domestic violence or abuse
- Young refugees or asylum seekers
- Have a social worker
- Have mental health concerns
- Affected by homelessness
- Have special educational needs and disability (SEND)
- Will be the first in their immediate family to participate in higher education (not including any older siblings)