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Applications open for 2018 Science and Innovation Awards

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Grant applications are now open for the 2018 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 awards encourage young scientists, researchers and innovators with original projects that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries.

There are eleven industry award categories open for applications, each with a $22,000 grant: cotton; dairy; established, new and emerging rural industries; fisheries and aquaculture; grains; health and biosecurity; meat and livestock; pork; red meat processing; viticulture and oenology and wool.

Visit the 2018 Science and Innovation Awards website for more information.

Applications close 5pm AEST Friday, 13 October 2017.

Need advice? Contact the Science Awards team at Science Awards or phone (02) 6272 2303 / (02) 6272 2260.