The program provides organisations with grants of between $1,000 to $20,000 to sponsor eligible students to participate in conferences, competitions and other science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related events.
There is a total funding pool of:
- $1 million per year for student participation in STEM engagement activities and events that take place in Australia or overseas.
- $600,000 per year for student participation in international STEM competitions taking place outside Australia.
The minimum grant amount per application is $1,000.
The maximum grant amount per student is:
- $1,500 for STEM events or activities occurring within Australia
- $5,000 for international STEM events or activities.
The maximum grant amount per application is $20,000.
To be eligible a sponsor organisation must apply on behalf of a student or group of students.
For more information please go to business.gov.au