Scholarships: Science meets Parliament 2019

Science & Technology Australia is offering six
scholarships to the 20th anniversary Science meets Parliament this year, to be
held in Canberra on 13-14 August 2019.

Science meets Parliament crowd

Science meets Parliament brings around 200 Australian
scientists and technologists to Canberra for professional development,
networking, and to meet face-to-face with MPs and Senators. It is a highlight
of the annual parliamentary calendar and has enhanced mutual understanding
between parliamentarians and scientists as well as fostering enduring
partnerships and collaborations.

Two (2) Scholarships are open to STEM practitioners in each
of the following categories:

  • Indigenous
    STEM Scholarships for people with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • STEM
    Pride scholarships for people who identify as LGBTQI+
  • Regional
    STEM scholarships for STEM practitioners who work in remote or regional Australia
    (>150km from a major capital city)

Scholarships will cover full registration including the gala
dinner in the Great Hall at Parliament House, as well as travel, accommodation,
meals and transfers. Financial assistance for childcare is available upon

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