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.
Nominations for the 2019 Indigenous STEM Awards open on 2 September 2019.
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.
NOMINATIONS OPEN: Monday 2 September 2019
NOMINATIONS CLOSE: Friday 27 September 2019
We encourage all eligible YuMi Deadly Maths schools, teachers, students and STEM Champions to nominate for these awards. Seeing you winning awards would be a wonderful way to cap off the YuMi Deadly Centre’s last year of operation.
The Indigenous STEM Awards are part of the Indigenous STEM Education Project, funded by the BHP Foundation and delivered by CSIRO.