Stream 1

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.  

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.

Stream 1: DMT Research Only

Qualification Level:  Dance Movement Therapist (Professional Member DTAA or equivalent)

Area of Enquiry:  Dance Movement Therapy

Project Level: A fully formed research proposal requiring little significant mentoring on methodology, etc.

Funds Allocation:

up to $4000 –project.  These funds are allocated to support the research project and do not normally cover the facilitation fees of the researcher.

up to $1000 –supervision (regarding therapy facilitation/practice or other aspects of conducting the research)