HEMF Research Grants
The Hanny Exiner Memorial Foundation grants are awarded annually for research studies and projects conducted in Australasia, which contribute to the knowledge base of dance movement therapy (DMT) and advance understandings of dance as a healing art through Dance for Wellbeing (DW) and Therapeutic Dance (TD).
Grant applications open 15th November and close 15th January. A 4-week review period follows, with grant notifications being sent mid-February.
Eligible HEMF Grant applicants include individuals living in Australia, NZ and PNG, plus professional members in nearby countries with research projects that are beneficial to the wider community.
These may be studies/projects in dance movement therapy, therapeutic dance or dance for wellbeing. A definition of these approaches to dance are provided below.