Tasmanian school event grants announced – $500 up for grabs

  • by Tasmania
  • 19 March, 2014
Tasmanian school event grants announced – $500 up for grabs

School students working togetherIn 2013, 192 schools around Australia were successful in receiving grants from the Australian Science Teachers’ Association (ASTA) to hold science activities during National Science Week – 15 of these were from Tasmania!

This year, schools can apply for grants of up to $700 from ASTA to help them conduct science activities at their school or in their community during National Science Week, 16 – 24 August 2014.

This year’s schools theme for National Science Week is “Food for Our Future – Science Feeding the World” and you can get some activity ideas from ASTA.

How to Apply: Apply online.

Key Dates: Applications opened on Monday 3 March and will close on Monday 28 April. Note no late applications can be accepted. Successful applicants will be notified by Monday 19 May – to allow plenty of planning time prior to National Science Week.

Funded Activities: Successful applicants will be asked to list their events on the National Science Week website and complete a brief report outlining their activities that may be used for publication in STATIC, the quarterly newsletter of the Tasmanian Science Teachers’ Association.

Media: Successful applicants will be assisted with promotion of their event/s by the Tasmanian National Science Week Media Manager.
Queries: Please email.

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