The Indigenous STEM Awards recognise, reward and promote the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people studying and working in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The role of professionals, teachers and mentors is also recognised in supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in pursuing STEM education and careers.
Applications for the 2018 Indigenous STEM Awards open on 27 August 2018.
There are seven award categories for nomination:
- The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander STEM Professional Awards
- School Award
- STEM Champion Award
- Teacher Award
- The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student STEM Achievement Awards
- The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Maths Achievement Awards
- The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Science Achievement Awards
Award winners will be eligible for a range of prizes.
APPLICATIONS OPEN: Monday 27 August 2018
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday 28 September 2018
We encourage schools to consider nominating your school, your teachers or your eligible students for an award.
The Indigenous STEM Awards are part of the Indigenous STEM Education Project, funded by the BHP Billiton Foundation and delivered by CSIRO.