STEM student sponsorship grants now open

Grants to sponsor students to take part in STEM events

The Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions provides funds to sponsor young Australians to take part in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) events.


Close date: 29 Apr 2021 05:00 PM AEST.

Application detail: Applications can be submitted until the available funding for this grant opportunity is fully subscribed, or by 29 April 2021, whichever occurs earlier.


What do you get? $1500 to $20,000 to sponsor eligible Australian students under the age of 18.

Who is this for? Schools and incorporated organisations.


Overview

This grant opportunity provides organisations, such as schools and community groups, funds to help young Australians to take part in:

  • in-person and virtual STEM engagement events, activities and competitions in Australia and New Zealand (where permitted by COVID-19 restrictions)

  • virtual STEM engagement events, activities and competitions activities and competitions overseas (student/s to participate remotely from Australia).

For this grant opportunity, $1.6 million is available each year.

The grant is for up to 100% of eligible project costs.

  • The minimum grant amount is $1500.

  • The maximum grant amount is $20,000.

The greatest grant amount per student is:

  • $2000 for STEM events or activities within Australia

  • $5000 for international STEM events or activities.

This grant is part of the Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme.

For more information, including how to apply, head to the Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions website.

We thank the Government of Australia for contributing this information. We acknowledge that the content has not been altered from the original intent of the author.

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