National Science Week 2023 Grants are open!

The grant round for National Science Week 2023 is open for applications until 5.00pm AEDT Thursday 15 December 2023.

Grants between $2000 – $20,000 will be awarded and can support in-person events as well as online activities if they include two-way participation or involvement. There is a total grant pool of $500,000 available.

The independent grant selection committee will rate all of the eligible applications against the selection criteria, as well as take into account the fields of science demonstrated, geographic reach, and intended delivery format of the projects to support a spread of projects across Australia and across the sciences.

The objectives of the grant opportunity are to:

  • inspire wide community participation in STEM
  • provide an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of Australian scientists to the world of knowledge
  • encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public
  • encourage younger people to become fascinated by the world we live in.

More information on the grant criteria and eligibility here.