2022 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Applications are now open for the 2022 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry! This competitive annual grants program supports young Australians aged 18-35 by funding projects that will benefit Australia’s primary industries.
In partnership with Australia’s leading research and development corporations and industry associations, there are 12 industry categories each worth up to $22,000 (inc GST).
The winners of each industry category will be invited to apply for the Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia’s Award, granting an additional $22,000 (inc GST) to extended their project!
Applications are now open!
Who can apply?
The Science Awards support young innovators, scientists, researchers, extension officers, industry advisers and others actively engaged in the agriculture sector who have an original project that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s agriculture industries. To be eligible you must be aged 18-35 and be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
What are the Award categories?
There are 12 industry award categories: biosecurity and digital innovation; cotton; eggs and poultry (layers); established, new and emerging rural industries; fisheries and aquaculture; forest and wood products; grains; horticulture; pork; red meat processing; viticulture and oenology; and wool. Each category includes a $22,000 grant, and is generously supported by our Science Award partners from the research and development corporations and industry organisations.
Winners of the industry category Science Awards are then invited to apply for the Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia’s Award, which provides additional funding for an extended research project.
How do I apply?
- Log in to GrantConnect and search for GO4961 for more information and the link to apply online.
- Check your eligibility and read the information for applicants and quick questions.
- Watch our video on applying and using the application portal.
- Match your application project to what each Science Award partner is seeking in their research and investment priorities.
When do applications close?
Applications close 5pm AEST Friday 1 October 2021.
Contact the Science Awards team via email email@example.com or phone 02 6272 2260 or 02 6272 2303.