Conference Sponsorship Program

UPDATE – Round 13 to be delayed due to COVID-19

The Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer will delay until further notice Round 13 of the Conference Sponsorship Program.

Please register at raap.grants@industry.nsw.gov.au for updates on the program or to ask a question of OCSE.

The NSW Government, through the Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer, offers grants to support research conferences held in New South Wales.

Grants of up to $10,000 are awarded following a competitive assessment process. The assessment panel includes staff from the Office of the NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer as well as an independent from the broader NSW public sector.

For further information about the Conference Sponsorship Program, including eligibility and section criteria, please refer to the Guidelines for Applicants – Conference Sponsorship Program, found below.

Funding recipients from previous rounds of the Conference Sponsorship Program can be viewed here.


Key dates and deadlines - Conference Sponsorship Program, Round 13

Applications open

Delayed until further notice

Applications close

Delayed until further notice


Application form and guidelines

Application Form Conference Sponsorship Program

Guidelines for Applicants Conference Sponsorship Program


Tips for conference applicants

  • The application form should not exceed the specified word limit
  • Focus on why the conference is important and how it would benefit New South Wales (for example, alignment to the NSW Premier's Priorities)
  • Include an accurate budget with appropriate detail
  • Highlight why sponsorship is needed and how grant monies would be spent

Contact

Centine Wilbello 
Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer
(02) 9338 6784 | centine.wilbello@chiefscientist.nsw.gov.au