Monday, 3 October 2016

Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship

The Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) is currently calling for applications for the Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and Entrepreneurship programme.

The programme provides funding to support women in STEM, to eliminate barriers for women’s participation in STEM education and careers, including entrepreneurship. The programme supports outreach programmes targeting girls and women to foster interest in entrepreneurship, to develop innovation and entrepreneurial skills, and to build professional networks. The programme also provides funding to identify and celebrate STEM role models in science and research, entrepreneurship and corporate leadership to inspire school-age girls.

The funds available for a grant are between $5,000 and $250,000 for a maximum duration of 24 months. Full applications are submitted electronically and due externally to by 5pm AEST 6 October 2016.

Please refer to the DIIS website for a complete list of eligibility criteria, Factsheet, Application Form and Scheme Guidelines

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