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Applications are open for the 2017 Governor’s School STEM Awards

Thursday, 13th July 2017

The Governor’s School STEM Awards (Awards) were established in 2015 to recognise the support and commitment of schools in developing their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education programs.

The Awards identify high quality outcomes and approaches in the STEM subjects as well as the way STEM teaching is integrated across the learning areas.

Applications for the 2017 Governor’s School STEM Awards are open until 10am, 22 August 2017.

For more information and to complete an Applicant Form, visit the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation website.

Fast facts:

The Governor announces the primary and secondary school winners and runners up at a presentation ceremony at Government House.

Prizes include:

  • $2,000 for the ‘Leadership Excellence Award’ (winner)
  • $1,000 for the ‘Meritorious Leadership Award’ (runner-up)
  • an invitation to visit Government House including house tour and refreshments
  • a Scitech visit for up to 90 students.

Participation is open to all Western Australian schools from the public or private sectors.

2017 STEM Awards Launch at Scitech

The 2017 Governor School STEM Awards were launched by Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC, Governor of Western Australia, during an event at Scitech on 4 April 2017.

View the photo gallery and more information here