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The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science - Science Teaching Prize

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GO ID:
GO4592
Agency:
Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Close Date & Time:
9-Mar-2021 12:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
381001 - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Research
Publish Date:
2-Feb-2021
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS, Administered Territories
Selection Process:
Open Competitive

Description:

The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are Australia’s most prestigious and highly regarded awards for outstanding achievements in:

  • scientific research
  • research-based innovation
  • excellence in science teaching

The prizes will award up to $750,000 in total each year. Information on the prizes for scientists and innovators is on our Science Prizes page.

The Science Teaching Prizes recognise Australian science educators for excellence in science teaching. We welcome nominations of diverse candidates and those from a range of backgrounds and geographical regions.

There are 2 science teaching prizes:

  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools ($50,000)
  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools ($50,000)
Eligibility:

To be eligible for a science teaching prize a nominee must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia
  • have completed their teaching achievement (that they’re being nominated for) in Australia
  • not self-nominate
  • be a full-time or part-time teacher at a primary or secondary school listed on the Australian Schools List
  • be active in teaching science, mathematics or technology in the classroom at the time of their nomination

Nominees do not need to be a member of a professional association or have received any prior award to be eligible.

Check the full eligibility criteria for each prize in section 4 of the grant opportunity guidelines – science teaching prizes.

Total Amount Available (AUD):

$100,000.00

Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $50,000.00 to $50,000.00

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