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Business, Education

National Science Week Grants

Funder:  Federal – Industry

Grant Background: National Science Week provides high profile science engagement activities across the nation, in which the community can participate. It is also an important annual opportunity for the science community to celebrate and showcase science to the Australian public and the world.

National Science Week 2020 will be held 15-23 August 2020. 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).

The intended outcomes of the grant opportunity are to:

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

$ Available: from $2 000 and up to $20 000

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 30 October 2019

Link: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application. Good luck, Melanie

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