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Tasmanian National Science Week Engagement Grants
Tasmanian National Science Week Engagement Grants
Before completing this application, please read the
Tasmanian National Science Week Engagement Grants Guidelines
. Applications must be submitted by Thursday 19 May 2022, 11.55pm AEDT and must address all questions below.
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Please fill in your personal details below.
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State / Province / Region
ZIP / Postal Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
Central African Republic
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congo, Republic of the
French Southern Territories
Heard and McDonald Islands
Isle of Man
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Northern Mariana Islands
Palestine, State of
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
US Minor Outlying Islands
United Arab Emirates
Virgin Islands, British
Virgin Islands, U.S.
Wallis and Futuna
Select your organisation type.
Individual / Sole trader
Association / Industry body
Organisation / Business
Local government organisation
About the activity / event
Select the Engagement Grant category for this application.
Grant to support a public STEM engagement event/activity ($2500)
Grant to support a program of STEM events/activities delivered outside of the Greater Hobart area ($5000)
Grant support a public STEM engagement activity delivered at a large event or festival ($1000)
Select your event/activity type.
Hands-on science workshops or field activities
Presentation, demonstration, lecture, webinar
Science fairs, expos, shows or exhibitions
Citizen science activities
Science through the arts activities
Interactive online events
If other, please provide a short description (100 words)
What is the delivery mode of your event/activity?
Hybrid means an in-person event that is live-streamed, or an event that is both in-person and online.
Please select the criteria your event/activity meets. Select all that apply.
Encourage informed discussion around STEM -related issues of public interest
Engage underrepresented or disadvantaged groups with STEM
Encourage young people to study STEM
Promote STEM-based careers
Inform businesses of the importance of STEM innovation to their long-term success
Celebrate the achievements of Australians working in STEM fields
Enter the date of your event/activity. (dd/mm/yyyy). (If unknown at this stage, leave blank)
MM slash DD slash YYYY
Please provide details about the timing of your event/activity if known. For example, the opening and closing times, duration of the event, etc.
How many participants do you expect to attend your even/activity?
Please provide details of your event/activity location and/or the online platform being used.
Please tell us in 100 words or less about your event/activity. Please include information on who the intended audience is, why you want to engage this audience, who you want to reach, and what the event will achieve.
Please outline the keys details about your event/activity. When addressing this question, please use the headings listed below. (500 words or less).
Aims and Outcomes: explain the key aim(s) of the event/activity and why they matter; what are the proposed outcomes?
Event/Activity Details: describe the details of event/activity, including audience, participants, key dates etc.
Benefits: describe how this event/activity will increase
capacity to engage diverse audiences in one or more aspects of the STEM disciplines. In this context ‘STEM’ may include, but is not necessarily limited to, the life sciences, health sciences, climate change science, environmental science, agricultural science, chemistry, engineering, maths, physics, marine science, ecology, geography, psychology, computing and/or technology.
Demonstrate innovative and engaging methods of science communication, that target areas under-represented in STEM including but not limited to youth audiences.
If applying for a Grant to participate in another STEM focussed large engagement event, include the name of the event and the contact details for the event organiser
Tell us how you will you promote your event/activity and ensure participation. (300 words or less). If applying for a for a grant to participate in another STEM focussed large engagement event, you might be part of a larger promotion strategy. Please provide details.
Please tell us how you will measure the success of your event/activity . (300 words or less).
Outline what COVID-19 considerations and contingency plans you will you have in place for your event/activity.
Outline what sustainability (environmentally friendly) plans you will have in place for your event/activity.
If you are currently hosting/have hosted previous community STEM events or activities, tell us about it. (300 words or less).
Have you received a National Science Week grant in the past?
If successful, are you willing for online content of your event to be captured, published, and promoted at a later date on the Inspiring Tasmania channels?
Enter the total amount you are requesting from the Tasmanian National Science Week Coordinating Committee.
Please enter a number from
Will there be a cost to participants?
Please keep in mind events should be accessible and free where possible.
If so, what is the charge per person?
Have you received funding/sponsorship from any other sources for this event/activity?
Using the budget template provided a detailed budget with a description of all expected costs for your event/activity. Include all co-contributions, as well as volunteer staff hours.
(Budget Template is available
Accepted file types: xls, xlsx, Max. file size: 64 MB.