Science Grant Scheme

Our Grants

Main Grant

for Primary Schools and Special Schools

£600 per year to spend on science. This adds up to £1,800 over the three-year scheme.

Half Grants

for Infant and Junior Schools

£300 per year to spend on science. This adds up to £900 over the three-year scheme.

One-Off Grant

for Maintained Nurseries

One-off £420 grant at any point during the three year scheme. This includes stand-alone nursery schools and nursery classes within schools.

The Edina Trust Science Grant Scheme (SGS) is a non-competitive grant scheme. Funding is set aside so that there is enough for every school and maintained nursery in eligible areas to get the full amount.

The eligible areas for the 2020-21 school year are:


Fermanagh & Omagh



Neath Port Talbot

Newry, Mourne & Down


South Ayrshire


West Lothian

The SGS runs in each area for three years. You can find out which year of the scheme your area is in by visiting our eligible schools page.

Apply for a Grant

Please select the grant you wish to apply for below, and choose your local authority from the drop down menu. 

You need to download the blank form to your own device before filling it in.

Open your saved copy, complete it, save your changes, and email it to the address at the bottom of the form.

Visit our 'Tips on Applying' for guidance on filling out the form.

Alternatively, you can also choose from a selection of pre-filled application forms, which can be found below.

The Edina Trust has no partiality to whichever supplier you choose to purchase from. 

TTS offer a 15% discount to Edina schools using the code EDINASC20.

(To use this code you will need to purchase directly from TTS online or by telephone).

You can view more offers on our Special Offers page.


Primary, Infant, Junior and

Special Schools


Maintained Stand-alone nurseries and Nursery Units/Classes

If you have any problems please contact us and we will assist you with your application.


You can find these data loggers on the Data Harvest website.

To order, you will need to email and quote "Edina Trust Data Logging @ £599".

You can find these STEM day boxes on The Curiosity Box's STEM Day in a Box website.

To order, add the bundle to your basket and quote "19EDINA20" at checkout.

Data Loggers

STEM Day in a Box... and Beyond!

Pre-filled Application Forms

These forms can be used to apply for our Science Grant Scheme (please note if you are an Infant or Junior school you will have to edit these forms as your maximum entitlement is £300). They have been filled out for you based on a selection of popular science curriculum topics. The majority of forms list items available through TTS (except for the Data Logger Bundle and STEM Day in a Box forms) and amount to approximately £600 (or £420 for nurseries) when you quote code EDINASC20 to receive 15% discount via the online checkout or telephone.

  • Please select your school's local authority area and download the correct form.

  • Save it to your computer. Fill it in it with your school's details. Save your changes.

  • Email it to the address at the bottom of the form.


If you prefer to use a different supplier, please use one of our blank forms and list the items you would like to purchase from your preferred supplier. The Edina Trust has no partiality to any supplier you choose.

Special Notice for Schools in Scotland

If you use the PECOS ordering system, the in-built 10% discount code cannot be overridden by Edina's code. Please adjust your equipment list accordingly. EDINASC20 code is only valid for direct orders via TTS website or over the phone.

Electricity and Magnetism

Forensics and the Human Body

General Science Cupboard

Outdoor Investigations


Nursery Forms

Frequently Asked Questions

Eligible Areas
& Consultants

Tips on Applying

SGS Reporting

How to Use the Grant

Special Offers


Light and Colour

Messy Play: Mud Kitchen

Early Years

Coding & STEAM


Super Scientists Prize Draw Winners

Bushbury Nursery School (Wolverhampton)
Florencecourt Primary School (Fermanagh & Omagh)
Idiris Davies 3-18 (Caerphilly)
Kelloholm Primary School (Dumfries & Galloway)
Langford Primary School (Fermanagh & Omagh)
Llanfabon Infants School (Caerphilly)
Oakfield Park Special School (Wakefield)
Torphichen Primary School (West Lothian)

Past Super Scientists

For the list of Past Super Scientist winners, click here!

Super Scientists Prize Draw

We love to hear how our grants have impacted science teaching and learning in schools. Your approval email sets out your school's timescale for reporting back to the Trust. Please visit our 'SGS Reporting' page and select how you would like to tell us how our funding has made a difference in your school! 


Any school that provides feedback is entered into a prize draw to win their choice of two books from our list of recommended science books. Don't miss out - the winners will be announced at the start of each new term!  


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