Grains Research and Development

Date: 01.09.2005

Conference Sponsorship, Travel Award, Industry Development Award (IDA) 2005-06 applications

The GRDC invites and assesses Conference Sponsorship applications twice a year. Conference Sponsorship Applications are being considered for the period January to June 2006 and must be submitted by Friday, 30 September 2005. These applications should not be included as a part of any other GRDC research project or attached to other GRDC applications. Applicants interested in preparing a Conference Sponsorship application are required to use the GRDC"s Word 2000 template (see details - How to apply).

The GRDC invites and assesses Travel Award applications twice a year. Travel Award applications are being considered for the period January to June 2006 and must be submitted by Friday, 30 September 2005. These applications should not be included as a part of any other GRDC research project or attached to other GRDC applications. Applicants interested in preparing a Travel Award application are required to use the GRDC"s Word 2000 template (see details - How to apply).

Industry Development Awards are aimed at developing the skills and information required to achieve grower and GRDC"s objectives. This award is available specifically for Australian graingrowers who are seeking to enhance their experience and potential to contribute to the work of the Australian grains industry. The awards may be for study tours within Australia or overseas, or for other purposes approved by the GRDC. Support will be for up to six months and will not exceed $15,000. The GRDC invites and assesses Industry Development Award applications twice a year. The next closing date for IDA applications is Friday, 30 September 2005.

Applicants are required to use the GRDC"s Word 2000 template. This form can be completed on any IBM compatible PC with Microsoft Word 2000 (or a later version) or any word processing software that can convert from Word 2000. If you require an alternate version, please contact the Program Support Coordinator for the Communication & Customer Services team on 02 6272 5525.

When complete, the GRDC will require six (6) paper copies (A4 size, double-sided, stapled) to be submitted. Applications should be addressed to:

Program Support Coordinator
Communication & Customer Services
Grains Research & Development Corporation
PO Box 5367 KINGSTON ACT 2604

In addition to the "hard" copies, an electronic copy must be emailed to forms@grdc.com.au. The name of the emailed word document should incorporate the applicants name e.g. smith.doc.

These Word templates can be found under the "Applying and Reporting" section of our website: www.grdc.com.au/researchers/forms.htm Applications close on Friday, 30 September 2005. No late applications will be accepted.