2020-21 International Student Wellbeing Grants awarded

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The Northern Territory Government continues to support the wellbeing of international students living in the Territory with round 2 of the 2020-21 International Student Wellbeing grants awarded.

Local businesses, student groups and community organisations were invited to apply for up to $10,000 in funding.

In total 12 grants were awarded totalling $110,000 for projects that promote and improve the wellbeing of international students studying in the Territory.

Projects and activities range from a karaoke competition and dragon boating to careers summits and mental health support.

The activities and events will take place from 1 July to 31 December 2021.

Grant recipients include:

  • Australian Red Cross First Aid and Mental Health: Mental Health Resilience Project $9,500
  • Charles Darwin University: 2021 NT International Student Careers Summit $10,000
  • Global Cultural Exchange Company: International Students’ Karaoke competition $10,000
  • Kindness Shake: Lingo 2 Mingle $8,160
  • Lucinda Found - North Ayurveda: Joycation: A creative mindful workshop in the Darwin Botanic Gardens $7,300
  • Two Two One Mental Health Charity: Wellbeing Drumming Circle $8,820
  • UMNT Incorporated: The Silent Struggle - mental health awareness $9,930
  • Arafura Dragon Paddlers Club Incorporated: Dragon Boating Activities $8,930
  • Ignite Potential Incorporated: Employability Skills Training $10,000
  • Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission: Your Rights Through Art $10,000
  • Charles Darwin University: NT International Students Multicultural Day $10,000
  • Australian English Colleges Pty Ltd (Bayside): Darwin Together Intercultural Connection and Sport and Recreation Festival $7,360.

To learn more about the grant program email studynt@nt.gov.au or phone 08 8999 7500.

Students enjoying a karaoke competition

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