Member Grants

AusYGN has a commitment to promoting the education and professional development of its membership. We are excited to offer the opportunity for members to apply for funding to attend events, conferences and training courses.

Application Process

This application is to secure funding from AusYGN for the purpose of attending a training course, conference or other nuclear related events. To submit an application, this form is to be filled and signed by the person applying for the grant. Each application will be presented at Ordinary Committee Meeting (OCM) for review and approval. AusYGN only provides support directly to the applicant.

Two types of grants are available:

  1. Attendance: Event attendance fees not exceeding $800 (including course registration).
  2. Travel: Flight and accommodation reimbursement not exceeding $2000 for international and $500 for domestic flights.

Both grants can be applied for within the one application.

Eligibility Criteria

    • Applicants must be Australian Citizens or permanent residents at the time of application.
    • The field of the nominated event must also be part of nuclear science, policy, or a supporting industry.
  • The applicant must be an AusYGN member eligible to vote in AusYGN business at the time of the grant process closing (i.e. applicant must be between the ages of 18 and 35 in November).
  • The applicant must either be working, studying or engaged in a field within nuclear science, policy or supporting industry in Australia.

Provision of Funds

  • Grant funding will be provided as a reimbursement against demonstrated expenses.
  • It is the responsibility of the awarded applicant to produce all invoices or receipts (flights and accommodation) to the AusYGN treasurer.
  • Reimbursement claims are only available until 30 days after the event and must be made within this timeframe.
  • The recipient of the funding is responsible for coordinating all travel (flights and/or accommodation) to the event supported.

Please fill out the application form to submit your application.