Grants and Scholarships

Further information about the Youth Grants and Scholarships please call (02) 6207 0310 or email

Youth InterACT Scholarships


Youth interACT Scholarships

The Youth InterACT Scholarships provide funding of up to $500 for individual young people aged 12 to 25 who wish to attend an activity of a learning capacity, sporting, conferences, personal or career development through participation in various activities, events or courses.

Applications are assessed by a Scholarship Committee in the last two weeks of every month. This excludes the period of Friday, 15 December to Monday, 15 January, where applications will not be accepted or assessed.

Applications will need to be received by the 14th of each month, to be considered in that month’s round. Applications received on the 15th or later of a given month, will be considered in the next month’s round.


Youth InterACT Grants


2018 Youth InterACT Grant Recipients

2016-2017 Recipients

Youth Week Grants


2018 Recipients

With a Youth Week Grant Belconnen Community Service staged a play and Belco's Got Talent in 2018


Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Awards

2018 Winners

Congratulations to Ms Dhani Gilbert who has been awarded the 2018 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Award for her community work, academic pursuits and advocacy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Awards, now in its 29th year, recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of young people aged 12 to 25 years. Other category award winners include:

Young Canberra Citizen of the Year recipients

2017 Winners

For further information, please contact the Youth InterACT Team on or (02) 62072452.