Opportunities for scientists—February 2021

February 25, 2021

Academy awards and funding opportunities

Nominations are now open for the Academy’s 2022 honorific awards, and applications are open for support for research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships.

All honorific award nominations close 1 May 2021.

All research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships applications close 1 June 2021.

More information on nominations for awards and applications for funding opportunities

External opportunities

Science meets Parliament

This year, Science & Technology Australia (STA) is offering its flagship event Science meets Parliament in virtual format, opening up access to all STEM professionals and politicians across the country. 

More information on Science Meets Parliament

Registrations close 28 February 2021

External awards

Keio Medical Science Prize

Awarded in the fields of medical and life sciences, in particular those contributing to scientific developments in medicine—10 Million Yen

More information on the Keio Medical Science Prize

Applications close 7 March 2021

Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

Nominations sought for Australia's national science and teaching awards: total pool of $750,000 in prize monies and an embossed medallion and lapel pin.

More information on the Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

Applications close 9 March 2021

Order of Australia Honours

Nominations received from the public to recognise people who have contributed above and beyond to the Australian community or humanity at large. To encourage diverse representation of the community, nominations of women are being sought.

More information on the Order of Australia Honours

Rolling deadline—appointments in the Order of Australia are announced on Australia Day in January and on the Queen’s Birthday public holiday in June.


See more external awards and prizes

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