National Science Week Grants 2020

Grants of $2500-$20,000 are available to anyone 18 years or older, or those with an ABN, who have a science-related project that will be conducted in Australia for National Science Week. 
Joint applications are permitted as long as the lead applicant satisfies the above criteria.
School-based projects are not technically eligible, however, they may be considered if they involve significant public involvement.  Please make sure you first call 13 28 46 if you are applying for a school-based project.
School-based projects may also be able to apply for support through the Australian Science Teachers Association which runs a specific National Science Week Grant for schools.
Eligible activities relating to the project include:
  • exhibitions
  • cinema and theatre
  • debates
  • quizzes
  • open days
  • interactive workshops
  • expos and fairs
  • presentations
  • online-events
  • forums
  • events that relate to the National Science Week school theme
Please read the Grant Opportunity Guidelines and Fact Sheet and address all eligibility criteria before you complete the online application form available at
Applications close 5pm on 30 October, 2019