Grants available in Queensland

The Queensland National Science Week Coordinating Committee have grants of up to $2000 for Science Week events, as well as a grant of up to $10 000 for an organisation to stage the launch of National Science Week in the state.

Event grants

The Committee offers annual seed grants for activities undertaken during National Science Week. The grants aim to increase the awareness, understanding and engagement with STEM-based activities during National Science Week in Queensland.

You can apply for up to $2000 for your proposed event, which will be assessed on the following criteria:

The reach and impact of the project, for example the ability to reach regional areas.
Ability to reach a wide and diverse audience, particularly those with less exposure to STEM.
Novelty of the initiative and interest to your target audience.
The value for money of your project.
Your capacity and resources to carry out the project.

Apply via the online form.

Queensland launch grant

The Committee provides support of up to $10 000 for one Queensland organisation to host the launch event at the beginning of National Science Week.

The applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

The reach and impact of the project, including the potential for mainstream media exposure.
Ability to reach a wide and diverse audience, particularly those with less exposure to STEM.
Ability to incorporate the launch of the week by Professor Suzanne Miller, Queensland Chief Scientist.
The value for money of your project.
Your capacity and resources to carry out the project.

Apply via the online form.

More info

If you’re successful you’ll need to comply with various conditions including acquitting the funds in a timely manner.

For clarifications and questions please email Kay Lembo, chair of the Queensland National Science Week committee.

The application forms are also available as Word documents on request.

Source:: National Science Week