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 2022 we helped more than 85,000 children through grants
Variety grants a range of items to provide practical help for individuals and organisations in need. Grants are available for medical and mobility supplies/equipment, technology, therapy, medical assestments, educational resources, sensory equipment, wigs and more.