All Aussie kids deserve a fair go to follow their dreams. Our Variety Heart Scholarships applications are currently open for kids who have a talent in sport, the arts or education.

Whether it’s a dream to compete at a higher level in their sport, wow a crowd on a stage or follow their passion at uni – Variety Heart Scholarships can cover items such as travel, accommodation, equipment, coaching, competition fees and much more.

Variety Heart Scholarships are proudly presented by the Grahame Mapp Family Foundation in honour of the late Gillian Mapp.


Scholarships are awarded up to the value of $5000 in Education, Sports and The Arts.

2018 Applications are open from 1st June to 31 July

Who can apply?

Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents

Resident of NSW or ACT

Aged 6 to 18 years

Demonstrate an existing talent in The Arts, Sport or Education

Please read the 2018 Variety Heart Scholarship guidelines

Please refer also to our Frequently Asked Questions


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If you have any questions please contact our Kids Support team on 02 9819 1000 or