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Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - 2023

ClosedGrant Closed: 23rd of September 2022 - 5:00 pm Value: Up to $22,000 Run By: Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Further Information: https://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/conferences-events/scienceawards

The Science Awards support young innovators, scientists, researchers, extension officers, industry advisers and others actively engaged in the agriculture sector who have an original project that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s agriculture industries. To be eligible you must be aged 18-35 and be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

There are 12 industry award categories:

  • adoption ready innovation and technology
  • biosecurity and digital innovation
  • cotton
  • eggs and poultry (layers)
  • fisheries and aquaculture
  • forest and wood products
  • grains
  • horticulture
  • pork
  • red meat processing
  • viticulture and oenology
  • wool

Each category includes a $22,000 grant, and is generously supported by our Science Award partners from the research and development corporations and industry organisations. Winners of the industry category Science Awards are then invited to apply for the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry’s Award, which provides additional funding for an extended research project.

Last Updated: 29th of August 2022
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