Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions is an element of the Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme, that provides grants to organisations to sponsor eligible students to participate in conferences, competitions and other science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related events.
Applicants must have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be one of the following:
a primary or secondary school, registered with a state or territory authority
an incorporated not for profit organisation
an entity incorporated in Australia
To be eligible your project must involve:
the participation of a student or a group of students under the age of 18 at an eligible event
a minimum of $1,000 in eligible expenditure.
An eligible event must:
be related to the pursuit of a field of STEM and one that promotes student engagement in STEM-related disciplines, or participation in STEM-based competitions both in Australia and overseas
take place within one year of the application being submitted. The Programme Delegate may allow exceptions to this requirement if satisfied that a longer lead-time is needed (for example, for the student to register for an early bird rate at a major conference)