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 can only be 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. Scholarships are awarded on a yearly basis and must be spent within 12 months. Scholarships will be limited to $3,000 per year, per application.  Depending on the level of progress, scholarships may be renewed with a new application and supporting documentation submitted each year. Applicatons close 30 November 2020.

Some examples of scholarship applications are:

The Arts:

  • Music
  • Music, singing or dance lessons
  • Art tuition
  • Art materials and supplies
  • Exhibition or competition entry fees
  • Costumes
  • Instruments/equipment


  • Equipment
  • Uniform
  • Shoes (relevant to sport)
  • Entry
  • Membership or Registration fees
  • Coaching fees
  • Training fees

For more information and to apply: Variety Heart Scholarship