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Funding Opportunities for your School - 8 April 2019

Posted on 8 April 2019
Funding Opportunities for your School - 8 April 2019
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1.    Woodside Stronger Communities - STEM in Schools Program (WA)
Woodside is committed to promoting student learning in critical subject areas such as science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) that support their business, industry and broader society. Since 2016, this Program, a collaborative partnership between Woodside and Earth Science Western Australia, has reached more than 10,000 WA students. See website for details:

2.    Community Education Foundation Grants
The Foundation facilitates a wide range of grants for eligible charities and not-for-profit organisations in Australia. The Foundation works closely with Community Bank® companies that choose to reinvest their profits back into the local community via structured charitable grant programs. For available programs, see the website https://www.communityenterprisefoundation.com.au/apply-for-funding

3.    Safer Communities Fund Round 4
The Department of Home Affairs' Safer Communities Fund provides schools and pre-schools, community organisations and local councils with grants of up to $1.5 million for security infrastructure and engagement activities to protect children in the community who are at risk of attack, harassment or violence stemming from racial or religious intolerance. Places of religious worship can apply if they meet the eligibility criteria, however all applicants must link their application to protecting children as one of the demographics being protected (even if adults are also part of the demographic). Applications close 5pm AEDT, 4 April 2019. https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/safer-communities-fund-round-4

4.    Kreative Koalas Design a Bright Future Challenge (NSW)
Kreative Koalas is an innovative STEM project-based learning program being rolled out in Western Sydney and the Hunter region that focuses on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It empowers teachers to engage young people with a diverse range of academic skills, provides them with teamwork, problem solving and communication skills and a creative vehicle to design real world projects that have real world impact. Expressions of interest close 4 April 2019. http://kreativekoalas.com.au

5.    Multicultural Queensland Awards 2019 (QLD)
Nominations for the 2019 Multicultural Queensland Awards are now open. There are 8 categories, including Education, training skills - for government and non-government early childhood education and care, schools, universities, TAFEs or registered training organisations located in Queensland. Applications close Thursday, 18 April 2019. https://www.qld.gov.au/about/events-awards-honours/awards/queensland-multicultural-awards

6.    Telematics Trust grant (VIC)
The Trust provides unique funding opportunities to individuals, educational institutes, government, business, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations. Applications close 5pm, Thursday 18 April 2019. https://telematics.org.au/

7.    2020 Premier's Teacher Scholarships (NSW)
All teachers in schools or TAFE colleges across NSW are encouraged to apply for these Scholarships which will provide $10,000 or $15,000 for a five-week study tour within Australia or overseas. It provides an opportunity to see some best practice education methods in a live teaching environment, helping to develop and inspire teachers across NSW. Applications close 28 April 2019. https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/jobs-and-opportunities/scholarships/premiers-teacher-scholarships/2019-scholarships

8.    National Youth Science Forum 2020 Year 12 Program
The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is a not-for-profit organisation that runs a number of residential programs to encourage young people in their passion for science. Year 11 students who are interested in and passionate about science and technology are encouraged to apply for the 2020 Year 12 program, which will offer students the chance to learn about the diverse career options available in the STEM sectors over their 12-day stay at either the Australian National University or the University of Queensland. 600 places are available for students all over Australia. Applications close 31 May 2019. https://www.nysf.edu.au/programs/year-12-program/

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