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Scholarships and Grants

Youth Grants - 2019 Youth Grants have now closed. 

Are you deaf or hard of hearing and 15 – 23 years old?

Did you know you can apply for a grant of up to $2,500 to help you achieve a personal goal or project?

Deaf Children Australia wants to help you spread your wings and dream big!

Community Benefit:

Deaf Children Australia wants the grant recipients to inspire other children and youth who are deaf or hard of hearing to achieve their full potential.

Long Description

The successful applicants’ projects will reflect opportunities for personal development and benefits for the Deaf, hard of hearing or wider Australian community.

Projects can be based on:

  • Personal development

  • Deaf community and Culture

  • Leadership Challenges

  • Education

  • Representing local, state or national teams

  • Life Experience

Deaf Children Australia’s Youth Grants Program recognises the ideas and achievements of young deaf people from all over Australia and highlights the positive contributions that young deaf people make to society.

Deaf Children Australia’s Youth Grants were established in 2000 with support from our philanthropic partners.  Deaf Children Australia adds to this Victorian funding to make the Youth Grants available Australia-wide.

Want to be inspired for your application? See some of our amazing Youth Grant recipients’ stories by clicking below!

Youth Grant Stories

Youth Grants