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
  • Rehearsal Support 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.
Whether you’re directing three musicals or curating an exhibition on dogs – you can apply for funding through this grants program.
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/

Uni Melb SSAF Grant Program Now Open

Do you have an idea for a project that will benefit a wide and diverse reach of students? Turn that idea into reality with a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) Grants of up to $20,000. Securing a grant for your project is a great opportunity to develop some great skills for yourself while benefiting the student community in a meaningful way.

Applications open Monday 22 March and close 18 April 2021.
Visit the website to find out more.
For further enquiries please email: ssaf-grants@unimelb.edu.au