The STEMNET Awards aim to recognise the UK’s most dedicated and inspirational people for motivating young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

Winners in six award categories will be announced at the annual STEMNET Awards Ceremony, at the House of Lords, hosted by Lord Sainsbury of Turville on 11 November 2014 The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is offering an amazing trip to CERN for the winner in each Award category.

Award entrants can nominate themselves, or nominate on behalf of somebody else. There is no limit to the number of categories that anyone can nominate in and all finalists will be decided by an expert panel.

You have until 10am on 26 September 2014 to enter nominations.

The STEMNET Award categories are:

  • STEM AMBASSADOR This award recognises significant voluntary contribution to the STEM Ambassadors Programme.
  • STEM APPRENTICE This award recognises the work of an apprentice or technician in industry who has inspired young people to follow vocational career routes.
  • STEM CLUB AWARD This award recognises those STEM Clubs that have proactively engaged with the STEM Clubs Programme for the benefit of their pupils and schools.
  • STEM EMPLOYER This award recognises those STEM sector employers, who are not ordinarily involved in inspiring young people in STEM,that have supported their employees to become a STEM Ambassador and then to actively engaged with their local schools.
  • STEM TEACHER This award recognises those teachers who have proactively engaged with the STEM Ambassadors & STEM Clubs Programmes for the benefit of their pupils and school.
  • THE JOAN SJØVOLL STEM LEADERSHIP AWARD This award recognises the dedication of a school leader who has driven forward the STEM agenda in their school and local community.

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Posted on behalf of: Daniel O’Connell, STEM Ambassador Officer