Grants for schools

SHORE supports blue projects in five regional areas

Overview of the SHORE open calls
for schools

3 Open Calls
100 schools
projects funded
Up to 10,000€
per Project
Up to 6 month
projects

Objectives

SHORE Open Calls aim to enhance the ocean literacy of primary and secondary students, educators, and schools, by empowering youth to become agents of change and
eco-citizens.

  • Mobilise students, teachers and other actors from the school ecosystem and the local community to co-design, co-develop and co-implement projects that can contribute to expand and broaden youth’s ocean & water literacy in a life-long run

  • Support educators in developing and utilising new and innovative teaching and learning resources based on Open Schooling methodologies and Blue Skills Curricula

  • Support the accreditation of schools and their projects within the Network of European Blue Schools established under EU4Ocean coalition

  • Help achieve EU Mission Ocean objectives in the grand scale of EU initiative for reaching tangible solutions for climate neutrality, nature preservation and ocean and water’s health revival

Benefits

Serving as Country Hubs and regional experts SHORE project partners will mentor and guide the schools and students, about successful Blue Skills Curricula and project implementation through a series of meetings and best practices from targeted areas.

Get up to 10,000 €
for
your blue project
Receive project mentorship
and guidance
  • Introduce the public to your blue project at SHORE platform

Schools supported by SHORE will be able to internationally share information about their funded projects via their profile on the SHORE digital platform, an open-source virtual learning environment and education management system for Blue Skills Curricula and Ocean Literacy materials.

  • Receive “Ocean Ambassador of The Year” award

After each open call period, an online contest will be held on our digital platform to select the best school projects through a global, open for public competition. After the selection of the global winner, the school will be awarded as “Ocean Ambassador of The Year” and promoted as such via the SHORE project website and social media.

Target Areas

The SHORE open calls cover 5 distinct regional areas.

Schools belonging to one of these areas can apply to receive funding.

Baltic Sea

Black Sea

Mediterranean Sea

Rhine River

Danube River

Target Areas

The SHORE open calls cover 5 distinct regional areas.

Schools belonging to one of these areas can apply to receive funding.

Baltic Sea

Black Sea

Mediterranean Sea

Rhine River

Danube River

Timeline

Applications for the first Open Call will soon be opened (coming on 17 January 2024!)