Variety’s Scholarship Programmes are designed to enable kids with dreams, large or small, to succeed. They need someone, or an organisation like Variety, to believe in them and back them. This is your opportunity to help those future stars, leaders and those young people who simply just want to ‘have a go.’
Variety Have a Go Scholarships gives kids the chance to participate in extra-curricular activities – activities that their caregivers would otherwise be unable to afford. These experiences are a critical step in helping children to build confidence, learn new skills and develop lasting friendships. Have a Go Scholarships range from $250 to $500 per year, with the funds awarded used to support:
- Activity fees & registration costs (e.g. gymnastics, netball, soccer, swimming lessons)
- Sports uniforms, clothing and equipment (e.g. rugby boots, netball uniform)
- Music lessons & equipment
- Drama/dance tuition
Each year Variety seeks applications from schools and communities across the country to identify children who would benefit greatly from a Have a Go Scholarship. They don’t have to be sporting superstars or academic whizz kids – just Kiwi kids who are missing out through no fault of their own.