Variety Heart Scholarships

Recognising the inspirational talents of WA kids who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs.

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Program Description

Variety Heart Scholarships recognises the inspirational talents of Western Australian kids who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs to help reach their full potential in their chosen field of the arts, sport or academia. Over 500 Scholarships have been awarded since 1996.

A presentation evening is held in April each year to celebrate and congratulate our scholarship recipients, and to enable up-and-coming performers to demonstrate their talents.

The scholarships for 2019 have been awarded. Applications for 2020 are open from 23rd August 2019 to 17th November 2019.

Eligibility & Criteria

  • Applications can only be accepted for kids up to the age of 18 and who are WA residents
  • Scholarships must be spent within 12 months (Jan – Dec) and will be awarded up to a maximum of $4,000 per year
  • Applicants must demonstrate an existing talent in one of these areas; the arts, sport or education

For full eligibility and application details please refer to the Variety Heart Scholarship Guidelines.

Scholarship Areas

NOTE: These are examples only – scholarships are not limited to these examples

The Arts
Visual arts, music, dance & singing

Basketball, martial arts, athletics & swimming

Education (Extracurricular)
Maths, physics & literature