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2020 Queensland Women in STEM Prize

Queensland Museum Network
Tags: Women in STEM, STEM, STEM Careers, Early Career, Mid Career, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Queensland
Audience: Students, Researchers, Businesses, Subject Matter Experts, Other
Anticipated Funding: 15,000
Applications close: February 4, 2020
Last Updated: December 3, 2019 11:49 PM
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The Challenge

The 2020 Queensland Women in STEM Prize recognises the valuable contribution of Queensland women working in STEM careers.

Three professional development bursaries of $5,000 are available:

  • Jury Award awarded to the most meritorious applicant, as determined by a panel of esteemed judges
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Jury Award awarded to the most meritorious Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicant, as determined by a panel of esteemed judges
  • People’s Choice Award awarded to the applicant with the highest number of public votes.

This state-wide competition is open to early to mid-career women working in STEM careers in Queensland.

Eligibility Criteria

The 2020 Queensland Women in STEM Prize is open to any person who:

  • identifies as a woman; and 
  • works in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field including professional, scientist, researcher or student from any company, institute, government, university, not-for-profit or educational institution; and
  • resides and undertakes STEM activities/research in Queensland; and
  • is within the early or mid-stages of their STEM career. “Early Career” is defined as fewer than five years in a STEM field. “Mid-Career” is defined as fewer than twelve years in a STEM field.
  • to be eligible for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Jury Award the Entrant must identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.

Terms and Conditions

For complete details on the terms and conditions that govern '2020 Queensland Women in STEM Prize' please refer to the website.  

How to Apply

To submit an application to '2020 Queensland Women in STEM Prize' please refer to the website.  

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