$15.9 million to strengthen women in STEM careers

The Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship grant program awards $15.9 million in grants to strengthen women in STEM careers.
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17 projects will share $15.9 million in grants through the Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship grants program. Each project supports women to study and build careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

This round provides grants up to $1 million to: 

  • strengthen and expand existing projects driving systemic change 
  • remove barriers to STEM education and careers for women and girls.

Successful Round 4 projects include:

  • University of Western Australia training women teachers to teach quantum community to 11–15-year-old girls
  • Food Futures Company increasing participation of First Nations women in the agri-food sector
  • RGD Enterprises providing opportunities for women leaders to gain board positions through their WILD On Board program.

Learn more about the successful projects at business.gov.au.