Indigenous Students

Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Technology and Science (ASSETS)

ASSETS is a program that targets high-achieving Year 10 students, bringing them together for a residential summer school. The summer schools are open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Year 10 students from across Australia.

2020 summer schools will be held in Newcastle and Adelaide on the following dates:

Newcastle: 5 – 13 January 2020 (Science Focus: Water Chemistry and Renewable Energy)
Adelaide: 15 – 23 January 2020 (Science Focus: Biodiversity, Food and Nutrition)

There is no cost for students to attend the nine-day summer school with return airfares, accommodation and meals all provided.

Eligible students are those who:

  • are completing Year 10 studies in 2019
  • have an interest and demonstrated ability in science and mathematics
  • identify with their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage
  • are prepared to challenge themselves academically and personally in a supportive environment.

Applications close Monday 24 June.

To find out more and apply, visit the CSIRO’s website here.

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