Resources and Opportunities
Discover resources and opportunities available to support women in STEM across their careers and promote gender equity.
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Eureka Prizes 2021
Until 28 May 2021
The annual Australian Museum Eureka Prizes are now open for nominations, honouring excellence across the areas of research & innovation, leadership, science engagement, and school science.
This year, 16 prizes will be awarded across the categories of Research and Innovation, Leadership, Science Engagement, and School Science. It's a great opportunity to enter yourself for a prize, nominate a colleague, or both!
Engineers Australia Gender in Diversity Awards
From 15 Mar 2021 to 01 Sep 2021
The Gender Diversity awards promote national engineering excellence and the contribution women in engineering make to the community. These awards seek to identify, recognise and reward companies that strive towards national engineering excellence in encouraging gender diversity.
- Most outstanding company in Gender Diversity
- Most ambitious company in Gender Diversity
- Most encouraging student or non-profit Group in Gender Diversity
Nominations close 1 September 2021
Click here to nominate or learn more about the awards and the past winner
Women's Agenda Leadership Awards
Until 31 Mar 2021
The annual Women's Agenda Leadership Awards are once again open for nominations. If you know an emerging leader who identifies as female and uses inclusive, collaborative, compassionate and courageous leadership to blaze a trail, we encourage you to nominate her, or you also can nominate yourself.
2022 Australian Academy of Science nominations now open
From 25 Feb 2021 to 01 May 2021
The annual Australian Academy of Science (AAS) awards are open for nomination and application and support and shine a light on researchers who are making outstanding contributions to science and progressing the advancement of science in Australia.
Awards include the 2022 honorific awards and support for research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships.
The AAS is seeking applications and nominations of outstanding scientists from all career stages, backgrounds and genders across its various awards, and strongly encourages more nominations of women for all awards, in particular the premier, career and mid-career honorific awards. You can review all of the award options on this Awards poster 2022.
All honorific award nominations close 1 May 2021.
All research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships applications close 1 June 2021.
Prime Minister's Prizes for Science
Until 09 Mar 2021
The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science award Australian scientists and innovators for their outstanding achievements in science and research-based innovation. We encourage you to nominate groundbreaking and inspiring scientists who are on your radar. Nominations close 9 March.
Order of Australia award nominations now open
Until 01 Jan 2021
Nominations are open for the Order of Australia – this year the office of the Governor General has reached out to us to help to encourage your nominations: “it is up to all of us to ensure our national awards system represents our diversity - across gender, cultural backgrounds and categories of endeavour.”
2021 ATSE Awards nominations now open
Until 18 Jan 2021
The annual ATSE Awards celebrate Australians who change the world with their extraordinary contributions to science and technology. Nominations for the 2021 award round are now open. This year ATSE is particularly encouraging nominees who are from groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM, including women and those with Indigenous heritage.