Destination STEMM

The Windsor Fellowship is working in partnership with the Royal Society to deliver Destination STEMM, a 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 18 months from September 2021 to April 2023.

About the Royal Society

The Royal Society is the independent scientific academy of the UK. Its purpose is to recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity. 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
  • 6 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 programme

​ Who can apply?

  • 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 2021
  • Planning to go university to study a STEMM related subject or considering a career in a STEMM related field

Commitment – Your responsibilities

  • ​​Attend Parents Introductory Event
  • Attend 6 workshops during the programme
  • Attend the programme Welcome event at the Royal Society with a Parent/Guardian
  • 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
  • Participate in an ongoing evaluation of the programme

How to apply?

Applications are now closed for the 2021 cohort.

If you would like further information or have any questions about Destination STEMM contact Roda Aden, Programmes Manager on ​