National Science Week Grants 2024

The National Science Week Grants 2024 provide individuals and organisations with up to $20,000 to support the delivery of science engagement activities during National Science Week 2024, Australia’s major national celebration of science.
This grant is currently closed to applications

What do you get?

Grants of between $2,000 and $20,000 for community participation in National Science Week 2024 activities.

Who is this for?

Individuals and organisations.


National Science Week is Australia’s major national celebration of the sciences, occurring in August each year. National Science Week will be held from 10 to 18 August 2024. National Science Week provides the opportunity for community participation in high profile science engagement activities across the nation.

The objectives of the grant opportunity are to:

  • inspire wide community participation in 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
  • encourage new and innovative ways of engaging with audiences.

The intended outcomes of the grant opportunity are to:

  • increase national and international interest in Australian science
  • improve critical engagement with key scientific issues by the public
  • increase inspiration drawn from science and improve the value of science as perceived by the public.

The grant amount will be up to 100 per cent of eligible project expenditure (grant percentage).

  • The minimum grant amount is $2,000.
  • The maximum grant amount is $20,000.

We will only award applications of exceptional merit the maximum grant amount of $20,000.

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Key documents

Grant opportunity guidelines

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Sample grant agreement

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Letter of support template

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