2020 Science and Innovation Awards

Grant applications are now open for the 2020 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. If you’re 18-35 and want to make a difference in agriculture, this is your chance to apply for a grant of up to $22,000 to fund your project that will benefit Australia’s primary industries.

Senator the Hon. Bridget McKenzie, Minister for Agriculture, launched the 2020 Awards – read more.

Fast Facts:

  • Applications close at 5pm AEST Friday 4 October 2019. The Award recipients will be publicly presented as part of the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) Outlook 2020 conference in Canberra.
  • Since they were launched in 2001, the Science and Innovation Awards have helped 250 young researchers, innovators and scientists turn their ideas into reality through just over $4 million in grant funding.
  • 11 industry award categories are available in the 2020 round, with each winner to receive a grant of up to $22,000 (including GST).
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