A performer dancing at a party with a group dancing behind her

Photo: UHT’s The Lonely Crowd, by Nam Nguyen


University of Melbourne Theatre Board Grants

The Theatre Board offers funding to student theatre groups and individuals to encourage diversity and renewal of student theatre.

Grants available include:

  • Creative Development Grants
  • Venue Hire and Production Support
  • New Work Grants
  • Remote Creativity and Connection Grants
  • Seed Funding Grants.

For full details and to apply see:

Access Grants

Affiliated Student Theatre Groups can apply for up to $500 to assist you to make your work accessible.
You must discuss your application with the UHT Artistic Director before applying.
Email artistic@union.unimelb.edu.au to make a time.
For more information about Access please see here.
To apply please fill in THIS FORM

UMSU Creative Arts Grants

You can apply for grants (up to $500) from UMSU Creative Arts.
For more info and to apply see:

UMSU Student Initiative Grants (SIGs)

Do you have an idea that will make the University of Melbourne student experience even better than it already is? SIGs are open to all students studying at the University of Melbourne, where students can be granted up to $1,000 to get their initiative started.
Applications are available year round and the approval comes from Students’ Council.
For more info and to apply see: umsu.unimelb.edu.au/getinvolved/studentscouncil/studentinitiativegrants/