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Engaging Science Grants

Engaging Science Grants support science engagement and communication projects, events and activities that increase the reach and impact of science in Queensland.

  • Grants of up to $10,000 are available to eligible Queensland-based applicants. Under special circumstances larger grants may be considered.
  • Funds need to be spent within a 12-month period.
  • Eligibility criteria apply.
  • Applications can be submitted online at any time,and will be assessed on a quarterly basis.
  • The assessment process will commence on 1 November 2016, 1 February 2017, 1 May 2017 and 1 August 2017.
  • Out-of-session applications that are time-dependent may be considered.

Applicants must:

  • be Queensland-based with an Australian Business Number (ABN) or be employed by a Queensland-based organisation with an ABN, and
  • address at least one of the Engaging Queenslanders in Science Strategy’s (PDF, 1,652KB) goalsSTEM participation: To increase the number of students participating in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects.
  • Public engagement: To increase engagement and participation of the Queensland community in science-based activities.
  • Scientist engagement: To increase the number of scientists directly engaging with the Queensland community.
  • Public awareness: To increase awareness and understanding of the great science taking place in Queensland.

More information about the grants programme is available here.

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