National Science Week: national grants

National Science Week is Australia’s major national celebration of the sciences, occurring in August each year. National Science Week 2022 will be held 13-21 August 2022.

The National Science Week Grants 2022 provides individuals and organisations with up to $20,000 to support the delivery of science engagement activities during National Science Week 2022.

These grants are open to individuals and organisations to increase community participation in science engagement activities.

The objectives of the grant opportunity are to:

  • inspire wide community participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (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.

Inspiring SA supports community engagement of science as highlighted in the application guidelines. Download the application here.

Applications should be sent by Friday 21 October 2021. Apply here.