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2020 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Grants

Grants of up to $22,000 are available to 18-35 year olds with an idea for a project on an innovative or emerging scientific issue that will benefit Australia’s primary industries.

The Science Awards encourage young scientists, researchers, innovators and others active in agriculture with original projects that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries.  The Science Awards have already helped 250 young Australians make their ideas a reality and showcase their talent to the world.

There are eleven industry Science Award categories open for applications:

  • biosecurity and digital innovation;
  • cotton;
  • eggs and poultry (layers);
  • fisheries and aquaculture;
  • forest and wood products;
  • grains;
  • meat and livestock;
  • pork;
  • red meat processing;
  • viticulture and oenology;
  • and wool.

For more info and to apply, click here. Lodge your completed application by 5pm AEST Friday 4 October 2019.

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