Victorian Institute of Sport

Lawn Bowls

Support through the individual athlete scholarship program is offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a Tier 1 program.

Athletes with an individual scholarship, compete in sports which do not have a Tier 1 sports program with the VIS (the exceptions are athletics and swimming EAD athletes who are fully integrated into their respective Tier 1 programs).

Athletes can apply for scholarships in March/April and successful athletes are awarded annual scholarships which run from 1 July to 30 June.

Athletes are awarded individual scholarships based on the following criteria:

  • national and/or international ratings
  • potential to achieve success at national and/or international level
  • Australian citizenship (or those who have taken steps to become a citizen) and normally a resident of the State of Victoria

Successful VIS athletes with an Individual Scholarship come from sports such as badminton, boxing, fencing, judo, shooting, snowboarding, table tennis, synchronised swimming, taekwondo and many more.

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Three VIS bowlers named Jackaroos

Monday, 09 July 2018

Bowls Australia last week announced a 34 team of Bowls players, which is separated into a 20-strong-top-tieird contingent and 14-player second-tier feeder squad. Three VIS scholarship holders were among those selected.

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Lawn Bowls Review: Commonwealth Games

Monday, 16 April 2018

VIS’ Carla Krizanic and her Jackaroo bowls team created some history on the Gold Coast winning Australia’s first Commonwealth Games gold medal in more than 12 years.

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Krizanic bowls into history

Monday, 09 April 2018

VIS scholarship holder Carla Krizanic and her Australian women's lawn bowls fours team have broken a 4398 day Games gold medal drought for the nation.

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Lester and Krizanic named Bowlers of the Year

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Two VIS athletes have been honoured in the Bowls Australia 2017 Hall of Fame and Awards Night last Thursday night, for their outstanding results over the last twelve months.

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Krizanic earns Trans Tasman Gold

Sunday, 04 June 2017

The Australian Bowls team made a clean sweep in Broadbeach last week to take out the Trans-Tasman titles in every category of the test.

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Krizanic crowned World Champion

Sunday, 11 December 2016

VIS athlete Carla Krizanic and team mates, Natasha Scott and Rebecca Van Asch, commenced the penultimate day of the event in scintillating form, earning their second World Title at the World Bowls Championships.

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