Science
Education, Women

Women in STEM & Entrepreneurship

Funder:  Federal – Industry

Grant Background: The Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship program supports investment in gender equity initiatives that aim for lasting systemic change by eliminating barriers for women’s participation in STEM education and careers, and entrepreneurship.

The program objectives are to:

  • increase awareness and participation of girls and women in STEM education and careers
  • increase awareness and participation of girls and women in other parts of the innovation ecosystem including innovative businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurial activities and careers
  • stimulate an increase in the number of women in senior leadership and decision making positions in government, research organisations, industry and businesses.

To deliver on the aims of the WISE program, this round will only support projects in these specific focus areas:

  • Information technology
  • Engineering
  • Intersectionality
  • Entrepreneurship

$ Available: Up to $250 000.00

Eligibility:  To be eligible you must have an Australian business number (ABN) and be one of the following entities:

  • an entity, incorporated in Australia
  • a publicly funded research organisation or publicly funded research agency
  • a government or non-government vocational education and training provider or technical and further education institution
  • an incorporated not for profit organisation

Joint applications are acceptable.

Key Dates: Closes 17 November 2020.

Link: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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