Apply for Routes into STEM
Applications for academic year 2019/20 are now open.
There are limited spaces on each course so please apply early. If you are successful, offers will be emailed to you and you will be provided with Attendance Instructions shortly before the course starts. Our courses are very popular and if you do not receive a place we will try to accommodate alternative options.
You will need the following details in order to submit your Routes Into STEM application to EDT:
The name of your school, your teacher's name, email address and phone number . Please note, the course is fully supervised by EDT and no teacher attendance is required.
2 x in case of emergency contacts who must both be over 18 years old; including their email addresses & mobile numbers
Before submitting your application:
It's important that you seek approval from your parents / guardians before you proceed with your application (particularly if they will need to pay for your place)
We recommend that you make your teacher/s aware of your intention of applying if you are submitting your application independently
CHECK YOUR SPELLING - importantly on any email addresses & names
Include any dietary requirements or medical conditions
Ensure that you have a way to pay for your place, the course costs £140.
Opportunities for bursaries may be available, however, financial evidence is required before being considered.
Frequently asked questions
Who can apply?
Students in Year 9 & 10 who live in the surrounding course location areas and are interested to know more about the rewarding and challenging careers STEM subjects can lead to.
Can I apply for a bursary?
If your school is unable to offer any financial support, we may be able to support you through our bursary scheme. Due to limited sponsorship we are only able to grant 1 full bursary or 2 half bursaries per course*. If you would like to apply for a bursary please read below for more information about supporting evidence.
What are the course requirements?
There are no academic requirements for this course as it focuses on all routes which require varying levels of academic achievements.
How are courses allocated?
Our courses only take a maximum of 30 students.
How do I accept the offer? PARENT ACCEPTANCE FORM
In order to accept your offer you will need to do the following by the deadline communicated on your offer email:
Can I receive financial assistance?
To ensure our courses are inclusive we want to make sure that you have a good awareness of the funding options available to you. If your total household income is below £20,000 and you may struggle to cover the fee, then the following options are available to you:
How do I make payment for the course?
If your application is successful you will receive payment instructions in your offer email.
Can I receive a refund if I do not attend the course?
As we are a leanly resourced charity we unfortunately cannot offer refund, however to ensure that you are not left out of pocket we recommend that you do the following before you pay for your place: