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National Science Week Grants

Funder:  Federal – Industry

Grant Background: National Science Week is Australia’s major national celebration of the sciences, occurring in August each year. National Science Week 2021 will be held 14-22 August 2021. National Science Week provides the opportunity for community participation in high profile science engagement activities across the nation.

The objectives of the grant opportunity are to:

  • support diverse local organisations and government to work together on science engagement activities that have been adapted to local needs
  • inspire wide community participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

National Science Week provides the opportunity to:

  • increase community participation in science engagement activities
  • celebrate and showcase science to the Australian public and the world

$ Available: Up to $20 000.00

Eligibility: To be eligible you must:

  • be an individual 18 years of age or older, or
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN).

To be eligible your project must:

  • be directed towards a science-related activity that will be conducted in Australia during National Science Week, or where appropriate, in the week before or after National Science Week
  • address one or more of the following purposes:
    • draw the nation’s attention towards the sciences
    • spark broad interest and engagement in the sciences
    • provide an opportunity for all Australians to participate in science events and activities
    • foster partnerships between the community, research organisations and industry
    • trial new and innovative science communication activities
  • involve attendance or participation by the general public
  • include eligible project activities.

Key Dates: Closes 28 October 2020.

Link: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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