Student Science Engagement

New STEM Grant

This grant covers up to 100% of the eligible project costs of $1000-$20,000 for school students to attend STEM related events and competitions in Australia and overseas.


The maximum amount per student is $1500 for STEM events/activities in Australia and $5000 for international STEM events/activities.


Given the wide range of events that may be eligible, it is not possible to provide a complete list, however, examples include:


  • INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair
  • Google Science Fair
  • World Science Festival
  • International and domestic Makers Fairs
  • Australian National Space Camp
  • International Youth Science Forums
  • STEM-based camps.


The funding can cover expenditure for accommodation, meals, airfares, ground transport, chaperons, event registration, equipment for competitions and team uniforms.


Applications close when the funding for the year runs out.


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