Born to Engineer STEM Digital Communicator Grant

Born to Engineer STEM Digital Communicator Grant

About The Grant

We are pleased to announce the launch of the “Born to Engineer STEM Digital Communicator 2024” grant. This initiative aims to support creating engaging and educational STEM content on popular digital platforms such as YouTube, TikTok, and Instagram.

By partnering with passionate content creators, we seek to promote STEM education and engagement, with a particular focus on Engineering.

This grant aims to empower innovative minds to develop captivating and informative content to inspire the next generation of engineers, scientists, and innovators. By providing resources and support, we hope to foster a community of STEM communicators who can effectively convey the importance and excitement of these fields to young people around the world.

Grant Overview

Creative Control and Selection Process

We believe in the importance of creative freedom and editorial control for our grant recipients.

As a content creator, you will have the autonomy to develop and produce STEM content that best showcases your unique style, expertise, and vision. The ERA Foundation will not be directly sponsoring or influencing the content itself.

However, it is essential that the proposed content aligns with the ERA Foundation’s mission of promoting STEM education and engagement, particularly in Engineering. We want to support content creators who share our passion for inspiring and educating the next generation of engineers and innovators.

When reviewing grant applications, our selection process will focus on identifying proposals that demonstrate the following:

  1. A clear understanding of our mission and goals
  2. Innovative and engaging approaches to presenting STEM content
  3. The potential to reach and impact a broad audience, particularly young people interested in Engineering
  4. A well-defined plan for content creation, marketing, and distribution
  5. The ability to deliver high-quality content within your proposed timeframe

While we will not sponsor or dictate the content itself, we will work closely with the selected grant recipients to ensure that their projects stay true to the spirit of the “Born to Engineer STEM Digital Communicator” grant.

Our goal is to support existing content creators who can effectively communicate the excitement and importance of STEM subjects to their audience.

By providing this grant, we aim to empower content creators to produce inspiring and educational STEM content that will help shape the future of Engineering and related fields. We are excited to see the unique perspectives and creative approaches that our grant recipients will bring to this vital mission.

Application Process

The grant process will follow these steps:

  1. We will ask you to complete the selection questionnaire and tender proposal, providing the following information:
    • Your full name and contact details
    • URL(s) of your STEM-related YouTube, TikTok, or Instagram channel(s)
    • A short proposal (200 words max) describing your content idea and how it aligns with our mission
    • Proposed deliverables, including the number and format of videos and your marketing plan
    • Deliverable timeframe and platforms
    • The target audience for your content
    • Any additional relevant information (optional)
  2. You will submit your completed selection questionnaire and tender proposal to [email protected] by July 1st 2024.
  3. The Born to Engineer working group will review the applications and invite a shortlist of candidates for a short 15-to-20 minute Zoom interview (July 2024).
  4. The working group will recommend the final candidates to our board for approval (August 2024).
  5. Successful candidates will be notified and awarded the grant (September 2024).
  6. An exit questionnaire will be provided three months (December 2024) after the grant has been awarded to evaluate the success of your content.


To be eligible for the grant, you must:

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the grant or the application process, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

We look forward to receiving your application and supporting the creation of engaging STEM content!