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Who can take part?

The Turing Scheme is open to UK organisations from across the education and training sectors. Each sector has different requirements, so do ensure you have read all the information carefully to understand which organisations and participants can take part in the programme. 

Higher Education

To apply for higher education (HE) projects, your organisation must be:

  1. Your organisation must be an officially recognised HE provider registered in the UK or a British Overseas Territory
  2. Your participants must be students (in any study cycle) or recent graduates (within 12 months of graduating)

For more information on eligibility criteria download the Turing 2022 – 2023 programme guide. 

Further education and vocational education and training

To apply for further education (FE) and vocational education and training (VET) projects, your organisation must be registered in the UK or a British Overseas Territory and either:

  • An FE college or school active in the field of FE and VET
  • A local or regional public authority, coordination body or other organisation with a role in the field of FE and VET
  • A company or other public or private organisation hosting, training or otherwise working with learners and apprentices in FE and VET
  • A company or other public or private organisation applying on behalf of a consortium of FE and/or VET providers

To take part in a FE and VET project, your participants must be: 

  • FE learners, VET learners or including apprentices
  • Recent graduates of a VET provider (within 12 months of graduating) 
  • An individual not in permanent education or training, who may be re-training or upskilling, if their training is taking place through a college or school

For more information on eligibility criteria download the Turing 2022 – 2023 programme guide.

Schools

To apply for schools projects, your organisation must be registered in the UK or a British Overseas Territory and either:  

  1. A school providing general, vocational, or technical education on any level from primary school to upper secondary education
  2. A national school consortium applying on behalf of a number of schools, for example, local or regional authorities, Multi-Academy Trust, school coordinating bodies or a social enterprise or other organisations with a role in the field of school education

To take part in schools projects, your participants must be pupils or students registered at a school in the UK or a British Overseas Territory

For more information on eligibility criteria download the Turing 2022 – 2023 programme guide.

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