There are 17 opportunities for either Teachers or Students to have a great experience through awards.  STAT supports excellence in both teaching and learning. Consider either applying yourself or nominating a colleague to take up one or more of the opportunities available.

(See below for details of all awards and opportunities)

Upcoming significant opportunities are listed here.

The Winifred Curtis award for excellence in teaching and/or supporting science education in Tasmania

Winifred Curtis Medal and $500   cheque, sponsored by UTAS, will be presented at CONASTA 66 in Hobart in July, 2017.

For details and application form contact awards coordinator: 

Applications close on Friday 30th  March, 2017

Please find the application form and further information regarding this award below.

Winifred Curtis Award 2017


STAT Award to attend CONASTA 66 in Hobart

Each year, the Science Teachers Association of Tasmania awards a scholarship to one lucky teacher in support of their attendance at CONASTA, ASTA’s annual National Science Education Conference.


Are you:

  1. A member of STAT (either school based or individual)?
  2. No more than 5 years teaching?
  3. Committed to teaching Science in Primary or Secondary areas?
  4. Prepared to share practice with other STAT members upon return?
  5. Prepared to show current or future commitment to STAT?
  6. Willing to write a report for STATIC – STAT’s newsletter upon return?

Why not apply for a STAT scholarship to attend CONSTAT 66 in Hobart this July?

The scholarship – valued up to $1200 to support your attendance at the national conference.

Application Requirements

350 word (maximum) expression of interest addressed to the Secretary of STAT including the name and contact details of a school-based referee. Due Friday 15th April, 2017.

Nominations for the award to be addressed to:

The Secretary, Science Teachers Association of Tasmania, PO Box 1112 Sandy Bay TAS 7003

For conference details, including provisional program, visit

Questions to…

STAT Awards Coordinator – Ann Burke at


2017 Opportunities for fellowships/awards and professional learning experiences made available either by STAT or through fellow organisations. Awards-Fellowships-and-PL-opportunities-for-2016.-docx