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Applications are now open for the National Science Week 2024 grants.

Individuals and organisations interested in delivering science engagement activities can apply for grants between $2,000 and $20,000.

Activities can include:

  • in-person activities such as workshops, fairs and theatre
  • online activities with two-way audience participation
  • do-it-yourself (DIY) activities
  • virtual tours
  • other events and activities. 

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). It is a big part of the Australian Government’s approach to science engagement and inspiring Australians to pursue a career in STEM. 

The Australian Government funds the National Science Week Grants under the Inspiring Australia Science Engagement Programme. There is a total of $500,000 in grant funding available for these grants each year.

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Applications close 11 December 2023.