Science and Innovation Awards

Grants to realise big ideas for agriculture from young rural innovators.

Grant applications are now open for the 2015 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. If you’re 18-35, this is your chance to apply for a grant of up to $22,000 to fund your project on an innovative or emerging scientific issue that will benefit Australia’s primary industries.

The Hon. Barnaby Joyce, Minister for Agriculture launched the 2015 Awards.

The Science Awards encourage young scientists, researchers and innovators with original projects that aim to keep Australia’s rural industries sustainable and profitable. The Science Awards have already helped more than 190 young Australians make their ideas a reality and showcase their talent to the world.

Find out more here: http://www.daff.gov.au/ABARES/Pages/conferences-events/scienceawards/default.aspx