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Science and Innovation Awards for Young People

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background: Grant applications are now open for the 2021 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. If you’re 18-35, this is your chance to apply for a grant to fund your project on an innovative or emerging scientific issue that will benefit Australia’s primary industries.

The Science Awards encourage young scientists, researchers, innovators and others active in agriculture with original projects that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries.

There are ten industry Science Award categories open for applications: biosecurity and digital innovation; cotton; eggs and poultry (layers); forest and wood products; grains; horticulture; meat and livestock; red meat processing; viticulture and oenology; and wool.

$ Available: Up to $22 000.00

Eligibility:  Open to those 18-35 years who are working or studying in an agriculture, fisheries or forestry industry.  Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements:

  • be aged 18-35 (inclusive) by the closing date.
  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents by the closing date.
  • be working of studying in an agriculture, fisheries or forestry related industry.  Proof may be requested.

 Key Dates: Closes on 2 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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