Destination STEMM

The Windsor Fellowship is working in partnership with the Royal Society to deliver Destination STEMM, a one year mentoring programme for Black students living or studying in Greater London.

 

The programme aims to support students starting Year 12 and planning to study A level or equivalent STEMM subjects at college/Sixth form. 

 

The programme will support students for one year.  

About the Royal Society

The Royal Society is the independent scientific academy of the UK and the Commonwealth, dedicated to promoting excellence in science. The Society is committed to increasing diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) by seeking out talent from all parts of our society, in order to build and develop a world in which studying and working in science is open to all. The origins of the Royal Society lie in a 1660 ‘invisible college’ of natural philosophers and physicians. Today the society is the UK’s national science academy and has a Fellowship of some 1,600 of the world’s most eminent scientists.

Benefits - Your experience will include:

  • Monthly interaction and support from an allocated Mentor from a scientific subject area

  • 4 skills and development workshops to support and develop key skills and competencies in order to enhance your personal and professional development and effectiveness

  • Becoming a part of the Windsor Fellowship Alumni and access to other programmes

  • Opportunities to participate and attend events organised by the Royal Society to improve subject knowledge and professional networks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eligibility

  • From a Black (Black or Black British African, Black or Black British Caribbean, Black or Black British other or Mixed Black or Black British) background

  • Resident and/or studying in Greater London

  • Starting Year 12 and planning to study A level or equivalent STEMM subjects at college/Sixth form in September 2018

  • Planning to go university to study a STEMM related subject or considering a career in a STEMM related field 

How to apply 

  • Applications have now closed for the 2018 cycle.

If you would like further information or have any questions on the programme contact

Roda Aden, Programme  Manager on AdenR@windsor-fellowship.org

Commitment - Your responsibilities

  • Attend Parents Introductory Event - 30th August 2018

  • Attend 4 one day workshops over the year long programme:

    (2018 - Saturday 1st Sept/20th Oct/1st December & 2019, 9th February)

  • Attend with a Parent/Guardian at the evening introductory event on Thursday 30th August 2018

  • Attend the programme Welcome event at the Royal Society on Tuesday 4th September 2018. 

  • Regularly communicate with and meet your allocated Royal Society Mentor

  • Contribute to the promotion of STEMM subjects in your school and local community

  • Commit to the mentoring programme agreement

  • Participate in an ongoing evaluation of the programme