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2019 STEM Inspiration Awards: celebrating outstanding individuals, organisations and clubs

Published: Jul 4, 2019 2 min read

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Photos of the 2018 STEM Inspiration Award final

The 2019 STEM Inspiration Awards are now open for applications and aim to celebrate individuals, organisations and clubs working to inspire young people in STEM subjects.

Do you know a STEM Ambassador whose enthusiasm for their subject is infectious? A unique STEM Club working in the community, or an outstanding project which increases access and inclusion in STEM?

If so, we would encourage you to nominate them for an award. In particular, we are looking for the people and projects which make a real impact on young people, firing up interest in STEM subjects and careers.

Award categories

  • Inspirational STEM Employer
  • Outstanding Contribution to Widening Participation, Diversity and Inclusion in STEM
  • Innovation in STEM Inspiration
  • Outstanding STEM Club
  • Inspirational STEM Technician
  • Outstanding STEM Ambassador
  • Outstanding New STEM Ambassador

Win a trip to CERN

The awards are sponsored by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) who are offering the award winners a trip to visit CERN in Switzerland!*

*Due to age restrictions, the CERN trip isn’t available to those under 16. The winning STEM Club will be offered an alternative prize.

How to apply

Applications are currently open and can be made for yourself or you can nominate someone else. The application forms for each category can be found on the STEM Inspiration Awards webpage.

Please read the application guidance and send your completed application forms to award-entry@stem.org.uk.  

The closing date for applications is 10 September 2019.

Find out more and apply