Science Programs

The committee will promote the selection and/or sponsorship of students by Rotary Clubs for two programs:

Science Experience

Several programs of 3-4 days are offered for years 9 and 10 students to have a fun experience with science.
For more information:

Co-Chairs: Chris Richardson (Essendon North) and Bronwyn Fanning (Altona City)


National Youth Science Forum (NYSF)

A program for students commencing Year 12 considering a science, engineering or technology-based career. Arrangements in 2024 progressing for residential sessions, two in Canberra and one in Brisbane each run over 12 days in January as well as state hubs in April. This program spans two Rotary years which includes further short programs during year 12.  The cost of the residential program is $2850 which does not include travel to the venue.  NYSF also advised that D9800 will be allocated 36 places with applications to close at end of July and no extensions available. D9800 arranging for interviews for the last weekend of August.
Further information about the program is available:
NYSF Co-Chair: Chris Richardson (Essendon North)       Email:
NYSF Co-Chair: Bronwyn Fanning (Altona City)                Email: