The Variety Heart Scholarships Program supports children with an existing talent, who are disadvantaged or living with a disability, to achieve their full potential and to follow their dreams. Applications are accepted for children between the ages of 8 and 17 years of age who are SA residents. Scholarships are awarded to support children in the areas of the arts and sport and are awarded on a yearly basis, with funding to be spent within 12 months. Scholarships are awarded up to $5,000 per year, per application.
Some examples of scholarship applications are:
- Music, singing or dance lessons
- Art tuition
- Art materials and supplies
- Exhibition or competition entry fees
- Shoes (relevant to sport)
- Membership or Registration fees
- Coaching fees
- Training fees
In 2021 we helped more than 29,000 children through grants
Equipment that helps children with their mobility, like wheelchairs, walking aids, and modified vehicles. Rare and expensive medical equipment and services including insulin pumps, wigs, feeds, nappies, oxygen pumps and more. Technology, programs and scholarships that help children unlock all the joys of education and communication.