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National Science Week School Grants

Updated: Apr 19, 2021

This grant round has now CLOSED

The Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA), with funding assistance from the Australian Government, provides grants for school-initiated National Science Week activities.

The grants are designed to support teachers and schools deliver engaging STEM events and activities that align with the National Science Week vision. They are intended to be a contribution to the running of a National Science Week activity or event in a school not the sole means of support. Want to apply for a school grant in 2021? Here's how!

In brief:

  • Apply for a small grant up to $500.

  • Available to ALL Australian schools (preschools to senior secondary).

  • Conduct a STEM-related activity or event during National Science Week between 14-22 August 2021.

  • Focus on the impact STEM has on our lives, our economy, our society and our world.

  • Involve your class to your whole school and even your neighbouring school/s and wider community.

  • The application process is online.

  • Applications are open from 22 February – 2 April 2021 (6 weeks).

Key dates:

  • Applications open Monday, 22 February 2021

  • Applications close Friday, 2 April 2021

  • Applicants notified week beginning Monday, 3 May 2021

For more information and application details, head to

We thank the Australian Science Teachers Association for contributing this information. We acknowledge that the content has not been altered from the original intent of the author.

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