Thursday, 23 July 2015

Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Science and Technolgy

Contact: Caitlin Lewis, CSIRO
p: 03 9252 6444   e:

Date: Summer 2015          RSVP: Applications close August 14
Location: National

Intended Audience: Indigenous Students, Education &/or Indigenous Organisations.

Applications are now open for the Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Technology and Science (ASSETS).
ASSETS is for high-achieving Indigenous Year 10 students who are interested in science, technology, engineering or mathematics and who identify with their Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage.

It involves a nine-day summer school as well as an ongoing leadership and support program to nurture these students through Years 11 and 12. The summer school includes interactive science inquiry activities as well as engaging cultural experiences.
More than 100 students from all over Australia will come together at one of three summer schools to be held in Adelaide, Newcastle and Townsville. There is no cost to attend, with return airfares, meals and accommodation provided.
For more information and to apply, please visit