2020-21 International Student Wellbeing Grants awarded
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.