Individual Athlete Scholarships 2016/17 - OPEN!

Applications for Individual Athlete Scholarships are invited from Victorian athletes with outstanding performance records at national and/or international level in sports that are currently not a VIS Tier 1 Program.

The VIS currently has Tier 1 programs in the following sports: Aerial Skiing, Athletics (including AWD athletes), Cycling, Diving, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Netball, Rowing, Sailing, Swimming (including AWD athletes), Triathlon and Water Polo. (Scholarship applications for each of these sports are available at specific times in the year, based upon seasonal and competition schedules).

Applications are also invited from athletes with a disability with an outstanding record in any  sport (excluding AWD Athletics & AWD Swimming) with potential to succeed at the high performance level. 

Scholarships provide assistance with specialist coaching, sport science, sports medicine, physical preparation and education & career development services as well as training & competition expenses.

Click here for application forms and guidelines or contact;

Victorian Institute of Sport, Lakeside Stadium, 33 Aughtie Drive, ALBERT PARK, VIC 3206; Telephone (03) 9425 0061; fax (03) 9425 0100; Email:



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