Victorian Institute of Sport


Athletes with an individual scholarship, compete in sports which do not have a Tier 1 sports program with the VIS.

AIS athlete categorisation identifies athletes who are eligible for individual scholarships.

From 2017, the following criteria apply:​​​

Foundation Sports – Podium/Podium Ready/Podium Potential, Other Sports – Podium only.

Successful VIS athletes with an Individual Scholarship come from sports such as badminton, boxing, skateboarding, snowboarding, table tennis, and many more.


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Huxtable brings his X-Factor

Monday, 14 January 2019

VIS teenager Xavier Huxtable secured his maiden World Surf League win yesterday at the Hydralyte Sports Pro Junior on Queensland’s North Stradbroke Island.

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Robinson wins Phillip Island Pro

Monday, 05 November 2018

VIS’ India Robinson has claimed her maiden World Surf League Qualifying Series win at the Phillip Island Pro yesterday, beating Sophia Fulton in a perfect surf at the Penguin Parade.

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King of the surfing world

Monday, 14 May 2018

Victorian Institute of Sport’s rising star, Xavier Huxtable, was last week crowned one of the best young surfers in the world after he won the male GromSearch International Final in Manu Bay, New Zealand.

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Robinson close to perfect

Monday, 30 April 2018

VIS’ India Robinson has taken out the Gold Coast leg of the Hydralyte Sports Surf Series presented by Billabong at Currumbin Beach.

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Xavier impresses in Julian Wilson's invitational event

Monday, 12 February 2018

VIS surfer, Xavier Huxtable, has claimed top spot at the Julian Wilson invitational event at Yaroomba over the weekend.

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