A selection of brightly coloured fruit and vegetables including carrots, cherries, and bananas

2020 Science & Innovation Award for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background: 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.  The Science Awards have already helped 250 young Australians make their ideas a reality and showcase their talent to the world.

There are eleven industry Science Award categories open for applications: biosecurity and digital innovation; cotton; eggs and poultry (layers); fisheries and aquaculture; forest and wood products; grains; meat and livestock; pork; 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 or studying in an agriculture, fisheries or forestry related industry. Proof may be requested.

Key Dates: Closes 4 October 2019


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

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