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.
Monday, 11 February 2019
Victorian Institute of Sport’s Melissa Tapper has been named Australian Para Athlete of the Year and awarded the Arthur Wilks Trophy for a record sixth time.
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
VIS’ Milly Tapper won bronze at the 2018 Para Table Tennis World Championships in Slovenia on the weekend after cruising through the group stages undefeated.
Monday, 06 August 2018
Melissa Tapper delighted a massive home crowd to secure table tennis gold in the women’s singles TT6-10 at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Monday, 21 May 2018
VIS’ Jian Fang Lay got the better of teammate Melissa Tapper as they went head-to-head for gold in the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Cup in Vanuatu on Saturday.
Monday, 16 April 2018
VIS table tennis players Melissa Tapper and Jian Fang Lay enjoyed a hectic Commonwealth Games schedule competing in a range of table tennis events.
Monday, 09 April 2018
Milly Tapper and Jian Fang Lay were yesterday left disappointed after they were defeated in the women’s team table tennis bronze medal match to England.
Monday, 29 January 2018
Commonwealth Games Australia have confirmed the selection of VIS athletes Milly Tapper and Jian Fang Lay to represent Australia in Table Tennis at Gold Coast 2018.
Friday, 28 July 2017
VIS scholarship holder and Rio Olympian, Melissa Tapper, has added another gold medal to her collection after a successful showing at the Korean Para Open.
Monday, 08 May 2017
VIS athlete Melissa Tapper finished 3rd over the weekend in the 2017 National Senior Top Ten Women’s competition, beating out fellow Victorian Michelle Beaumont to take home the bronze medal.
Sunday, 11 September 2016
Australian history maker Melissa Tapper has missed out on her shot at Paralympic glory in Rio in the women’s singles draw.