* Goldsmiths' mid-career refreshment grants. Awards of up to pound;5,000 for primary and secondary teachers across the UK for travel, usually overseas, of four to six weeks. Applicants must have at least 10 years'
continuous service, but should be under the age of 55. 2005 grants are being processed, applications for 2006 by December 1 this year. The Goldsmiths' Company: 020 7606 7010; www.thegoldsmiths.co.ukeducation refreshgrant.htm.
* Winston Churchill Memorial Trust grant. Grants cover an overseas stay of between four and eight weeks. Not exclusive to teachers, but applicants put forward travel proposals which must fall under the trust's nominated categories, one of which is usually connected to education. Categories will be announced June 3, for travel in 2006. www.wcmt.co.uk; 020 7584 9315.