Who is it for?

DeadlyScience will provide high-quality STEM learning resources to selected remote and very remote schools and communities. Selection for the resources will be based on a simple application process.

The Opportunity

This opportunity is to provide $5000 for teachers and schools to use in order to secure resources that will assist in STEM learning, experiment kits, teacher resources, teacher professional development and two high-quality microscopes for each school). It aims to foster creativity and inquiry-based learning and to support the development of STEM skills in students and youth and engagement through hands-on learning.

What DeadlyScience will provide

DeadlyScience will provide up to $5000 for schools to use in order to support, purchase and pay for resources that will help their students in STEM learning. This can be used for (See guidelines for more details):

  • STEM Resources
  • Teacher professional development
  • Class trips and travel
  • Incursions
  • Books
  • Lesson resources


The DeadlyGrants project aims to foster engagement in STEM and support the development of STEM skills in students in  remote and very remote schools across Australia. The program will involve deep cross pollination between Schools and STEM professionals, and link remote students and teachers with top-tier scientists and their research to provide them with real time data science and skills. The objectives of the grant opportunity are to:

    • Engagement: Celebrating STEM knowledge and the enjoyment of science
    • Education: Developing a stronger scientific literacy especially with respect to weather and climate
    • Enrolment: Intentions of students to choose STEM subjects in further years. Intention of student to investigate STEM concepts and knowledge further outside of class.
    • Employment: Awareness and opportunity of careers in STEM


Key Documents

Application opportunity guidelines