The Victor Chang School Science Awards

School Science Awards

Established in 2004 in honour of pioneering cardiac surgeon, Dr Victor Chang, the School Science Awards celebrate young, gifted students, and aim to stimulate growth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subject areas.

The Victor Chang School Science Awards aim to foster and encourage an interest in science among secondary school students, with the goal of promoting careers in STEM as a viable and interesting career path.

School Science Award recipient Dr Joshua Ho

The awards are targeted at government and non-government school students in Year 11 in NSW and WA.

Students are nominated by their teachers for their tenacity and commitment in the science classroom. We're looking for outstanding Year 11 science students who deserve the recognition for their efforts in Biology, Physics, Chemistry or other science related subjects. A maximum of two Year 11 students per school can be nominated.

To find out more about the Victor Chang School Science Awards, or to see if a ceremony is taking place in your area please email or call (02) 9295 8761

Nominations close 21st October, 2022.

School Science Award recipients participating at Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute student events

Participating Councils

Participating Councils will be hosting awards ceremonies in recognition of School Science Awards winners in their LGAs. If you would like your school to be involved, please contact your relevant council.

2022 Nominations are now open!

Nominee Details

Nominee Name

Please provide a brief background about the nominated student’s science achievement and why they are an ideal candidate for the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute School Science Award

Tell us about the nominated student’s personality and character in 200 words or less

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Contact Details

You should be the teacher nominating your student for an award

Your Name
Student's Parent/Guardian Name
Acknowledgement of Country

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, the Gadigal of the Eora nation, on which we meet, work, and discover.
Our Western Australian laboratories pay their respect to the Whadjuk Noongar who remain as the spiritual and cultural custodians of their land.