Writing NSW Writer & Scientist Grant

Applications are currently closed. Applicants will be contacted and an announcement will be made once we have received approval from Create NSW. Normally this is by 17 December. 

The Writer & Scientist Grant is awarded by Writing NSW to foster connections between writing and the STEM sector (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The grant supports a NSW-based writer and scientist or technologist wishing to work together on a joint writing-related project that helps to foster a vibrant, diverse and innovative writing culture in NSW.

The writer and scientist must apply jointly for the grant of $2000 ($1000 each). Scientists may work in any field of science or technology, including medicine, mathematics, science, engineering or IT. Writers may work in any genre and be at any stage of their writing career.

Funding available: $2000 plus GST ($1000 each for the writer and scientist)

Opening date: 1 July 2019
Closing date: 28 July 2019
For project period: 1 February 2020 to 31 December 2020

How to apply

Applications are currently closed. Successful applicants will be contacted.

Applications must be submitted online through the Create NSW SmartyGrants system by midnight on the closing date. You will need a SmartyGrants login.

Please read the guidelines before starting your application.

Have a question? You might find an answer to it on our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page. Contact us for all other enquiries.

These grants are offered by Writing NSW with devolved funding from Create NSW.