Applications are open for scholarships helping sick, disabled or disadvantaged kids. Variety – The Children’s Charity’s Gold Heart Scholarships provide children with up to to $5000 to support their goal within education, music, art or sport and matches them with a mentor to assist them. Children should already be capable in their field and show commitment. Applications close on March 29. Go to variety.org.nz or call Denise Burke on 520 4111.