Support through the individual athlete scholarship program is offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a Tier 1 program.
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.
Monday, 19 March 2018
Sergei Evglevski has won the men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event at the World University Shooting Championships in Kuala Lumpur.
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Victorian Institute of Sport trap shooter, Catherine Skinner has taken silver at the ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara Mexico.
Monday, 19 February 2018
After recent changes to international Trap Shooting rules, which means that women now shoot at the same number of targets as men, two VIS scholarship holders have turned heads at the Sydney Cup event at the weekend.
Monday, 05 February 2018
A total of eight VIS athletes will represent Australia in shooting at the Commonwealth Games, including defending Commonwealth Games champion, Laetisha Scanlan.
Monday, 29 January 2018
The VIS and Shooting Australia (SA) are seeking an experienced, qualified and passionate Performance Support Manager.
Monday, 22 January 2018
Laetisha Scanlan, Aislin Jones and Emma Cox have won gold in their respective events at the ACTA ISSF National Championships in Echuca over the weekend.
Monday, 04 December 2017
The VIS were well represented at the Shooting Australia Open Championships and final selection event for the Commonwealth Games, with Catherine Skinner, Aislin Jones and Mitchell Iles claiming victories in their respective categories.
Monday, 06 November 2017
VIS shooting athletes have cleaned up at the Commonwealth Shooting Federation (CSF) and Oceania Shooting Federation (OSF) Championships in Brisbane over the weekend.
Monday, 16 October 2017
Three VIS shooting athletes have had a successful weekend at the Sydney Cup 2, bringing home a silver and bronze medal.
Saturday, 09 September 2017
VIS scholarship holder, Penny Smith, made shooting world history last week, when she secured the inaugural Trap Mixed Team World Championship title alongside teammate Tom Grice, at the ISSF World Championships.