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IGGY Heron Scholarship in Science & Arts

IGGY Heron Scholarship in Science & ArtsIGGY is a social and educational network created by the University of Warwick to help gifted young people aged 13-18 realise their full potential. It gives members access to great educational resources and encourages them to work with top academics, student mentors and other gifted young people around the world to exchange ideas, debate, learn and explore in a safe environment. IGGY focuses on core subjects of Maths, Science, Creative Writing, History, Politics and Life Skills and is looking to introduce new subject areas subject to demand.

  • Are you a non IGGY Member?
  • Are you keen on joining the IGGY Community?
  • Are you aged 13-18?
  • Are you interested in Science and the Arts?

If the answer is 'yes' to all of the above, then we encourage you to apply for the new Heron Scholarship in Science & Arts for the chance to receive free annual membership of IGGY.

The Heron Scholarship is awarded by Jonathan Heron from the Institute for Advanced Teaching & Learning.

How to apply

In order to be considered for the Heron Scholarship, applicants will need to identify an aspect of physics or biology that they feel could be taught through the performing arts.

They should then develop a project proposal (submitted as text or a video) for how this area of science could be conveyed as a piece of drama, dance, music or another type of performing arts.

Apply online before Midday (GMT) Friday 30 August 2013.

The first IGGY Scholarship in Law & Humanities was awarded by Professor Gary Watt back in July to David Xiang from Arkansas, USA.

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