Five STEM students working on a project in a lab. There are electronics and RC equipment in front of them.

Applications for this grant closed early as the funding was fully subscribed. The original closing date was 4 April 2024. 

The Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions 2024 offers grants of $1,500 to $15,000 to eligible Australian students.

This grant opportunity gives schools and community groups the funds to sponsor a student or group of students to take part in STEM:

  • engagement events
  • activities
  • competitions.

Grants are for both local and overseas events and cover up to 100% of eligible costs. $1.6 million in funds is available for the 2023–24 financial year. 

This grant will: 

  • support students in STEM, including those from historically underrepresented groups
  • increase the number of students taking part in local and overseas STEM events 
  • encourage more students to choose a career in STEM.