Science and Innovation Awards

Apply. Applications are now open for the 2017 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

Young people aged between 18 and 35 can apply for a grant of up to $22,000 to fund a project on an innovative or emerging scientific issue that will benefit Australia’s primary industries.

There are 11 industry categories on offer, representing different areas of interest.

The grant program is coordinated by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES), within the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday October 14. For more information about the awards and how to apply, visit www.agriculture.gov.au.

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