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The Academy works with cohorts of young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women from Year 8 through to various tertiary pathways and University.

This is a national, place-based program and will be continuously rolled-out in communities across the country. New regions will come online each year, to reach the target of 600 participants.

Upcoming recruitment

Complete and sign the application form

Email/print the application PDF (2 MB) form for parents/carers and teachers to complete and sign.

Eligibility criteria

  • Students must be Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.
  • Students must be female or female-identifying.
  • Students must be passing English, Maths and Science at school.

Please reach out to the Academy team if you are unsure about eligibility requirements or have any questions.


  • To apply, please download the application form PDF (2 MB) – it cannot be completed online.
  • Complete all sections of the application form and sign.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants must attach their most recent school report to the application email.
  • Return the completed application to the Academy team at: 
  • Please note there is no application closing date.

Application help

If you need help with your application or are unsure about eligibility

Please contact us

Young Indigenous Women’s STEM Academy


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