Science Week grants open

The National Science Week 2012 grant round is now open. The round is open until Monday November 28, 2011 at 5pm.

Through the Australian Government’s Inspiring Australia initiative, $500,000 is available for grants. Individual one year project grants are available for amounts between $2000 and $25,000, and, for the first time, grants of $75,000 are also available for large projects over three years.

Information and applications for National Science Week grants can be found at www.scienceweek.gov.au and www.innovation.gov.au/Science/InspiringAustralia/NationalScienceWeekGrants

Although not taken into account in the grant selection process, the theme for National Science Week 2012 will be “Energy Evolution”, reflecting the UN’s International Year of Sustainable Energy For All.