The CSIRO 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 2017 CSIRO Indigenous STEM Awards open on 16 October 2017. You can use this time to plan and collect evidence for applications/nominations.
There are six award categories for nomination:
- The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Science and Maths Award
- The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student STEM Achievement Awards
- School Award
- Teacher Award
- STEM Champion Award
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander STEM Professional Awards
Award winners will be eligible for a range of awards that provide opportunities to develop STEM inquiry passion and skills further.
For more information, please visit the CSIRO website.