E&I Ward's Science Contract

Ward’s Science

Get access to the full suite of Ward’s Science products and materials designed to meet the unique needs of K-12. A wholly-owned division of VWR, this offering is available as part of E&I’s competitively solicited VWR contract.

Serving science educators since 1892, Ward’s Science offers unique products developed by in-house scientists and former educators, standards-based activities organized to meet teachers’ needs, and cutting-edge digital science resources, all backed by personalized technical support. Serving the entire K-12 lifecycle, Ward’s Science provides teachers with the tools they need to turn science lessons into science connections.

From biology to geology and earth science, chemistry, physics, health science, forensics, lab equipment, and more, Ward’s Science offers the scientific supplies your school needs while driving cost savings and efficiencies across the entire scientific purchasing process.

Please Note: E&I’s Sargent Welch, Ward’s Science, and VWR offerings are all available under the E&I VWR contract.

Contract Highlights:

  • Aggressive discounts on science supplies, with free shipping on many items
  • Premium-quality, hands-on products for every subject and grade level
  • One-on-one support from in-house scientists and educators
  • Time-savings resources and services to drive efficiencies
  • Pre-approved E&I pricing means no need for comparison shopping
  • Access to the supplies you’re looking for at a price and quantity that meets your school’s unique needs
  • K-12 Annual E-Commerce (B2B) Rebate on sales made through an e-commerce platform
  • K-12 Specific Market Basket to demonstrate district savings.

Getting Started

Ward’s Science and Sargent Welch are brands of VWR. E&I members looking to access Sargent Welch and Ward’s products through E&I need to sign up for the E&I VWR Contract.

Eligibility
Prior to enrolling in the new contract, please review the comprehensive contract summary, to learn about the tiered program, and eligibility requirements. If you have additional questions about eligibility, please contact your E&I Member Relations Representative or Liz Loughlin, VWR Area Vice President, East, Education & Medical Research and National Accounts, via email or at (347) 244.5864.

Basic Tier
Sign up for the Basic Tier by completing this E&I/VWR Basic Tier Letter of Participation.

Co-Primary and Primary Tiers
To be considered for the Co-Primary or Primary Tier, please contact your E&I Member Relations Representative or Linda Lavigne, VWR Director National Accounts and Business Development, via email or at (801) 243.0227.

Affiliate Members: Tiered Enrollment
As a Member, you may elect to extend your negotiated pricing to a related third party, or affiliate member. To be considered, and to learn more about the Affiliated Member program please contact your E&I Member Relations Representative or Linda Lavigne, VWR Director National Accounts and Business Development, via email or at (801) 243.0227.

Standalone Programs
Standalone programs are designed to assist members who are not eligible for the tiered programs. If, after reviewing the comprehensive contract summary, you deem that you are not eligible for the tiered programs, and would like to learn more about the following standalone programs, please contact your E&I Member Relations Representative or Linda Lavigne, VWR Director National Accounts and Business Development, via email or at (801) 243.0227.

Furniture
Designed to assist members with the acquisition of laboratory furniture. This program does not require participation in the scientific supplies contract. To participate, please complete and sign the E&I/VWR Furniture Program Letter of Participation form.

Exclusive
Designed to assist members with the acquisition of VWR-branded laboratory supplies. To participate in the Standalone E&I VWR Exclusive Program, please complete and sign the E&I VWR Exclusives Letter of Participation form.

More Information
If, after reviewing the comprehensive contract summary, you would like more information on pricing, incentives and terms, please initiate the RFI process by completing and submitting the online Request for Information form to receive the NDA.

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) between VWR and E&I members must be signed prior to release of pricing and incentive information, for the new contract CNR01459. Should your state prohibit the signature of an NDA, please contact Mike Costigan at mcostigan@eandi.org or Liz Loughlin at liz_loughlin@vwr.com to formally document this exception.

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