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The VIS Individual Athlete Scholarships are offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a VIS Tier 1 program. The program features a range of Australia’s leading high performance athletes across numerous Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth sports.

The athletes, who are all achieving excellent results in senior national and international competition, are able to access the full range of comprehensive performance services as well as utilising the outstanding training and recovery facilities at the VIS headquarters at Lakeside Stadium.

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Cycling stars chase a gold rush in Birmingham

June 16, 2022

The 34-strong squad of Australia’s best cyclists have booked their tickets to Birmingham ready to take on the Commonwealth’s best, which includes six Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders.

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VIS' Reflect RAP submitted to Reconciliation Australia

May 26, 2022

​The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) continues its reconciliation journey, with the ongoing commitment of our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) working group. The final draft of the VIS’ Reflect RAP has been submitted to Reconciliation Australia.

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Fear of the unknown: Mitch Gourley

May 20, 2022

As one door closes for long-term Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) scholarship holder Mitch Gourley who announced his retirement from an alpine skiing earlier this year, another door has opened.

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Farewell to our Para-alpine great

March 15, 2022

The Winter Paralympic Games (4–13 March) wrapped up and Australia’s campaign finished with two champions calling it a day, some exciting future stars scoring brilliant results and a treasured bronze medal.

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Gourley to carry the flag when the Paralympic Winter Games commences tonight

March 4, 2022

Following Australia's most successful Olympic Winter Games, our Aussie athletes will hit the slopes once again when the Paralympic Winter Games commences tonight at 11pm.

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LIVE UPDATES: All the Beijing Paralympic news you need in one place

March 4, 2022

Get up to speed on the latest Winter Games news happening in Beijing. Please note that all updates will be news related to Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders.

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LIVE UPDATES: All the Beijing news you need in one place

February 9, 2022

Get up to speed on the latest Winter Games news happening in Beijing.

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Gourley selected for a fourth Paralympic Games

February 2, 2022

Paralympics Australia was proud to announce this morning a Team of 10 athletes for the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic Games, starting on March 4, which includes long time VIS scholarship holder Mitchell Gourley.

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5 VIS scholarship holders selected to represent Australia at Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

January 27, 2022

The Victorian Institute of Sport is proud to announce that five scholarship holders have been selected to represent Australia at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games.

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Peel, Scott and Ash selected for Beijing

January 25, 2022

​Reigning world champion Laura Peel and multiple World Cup medallist Danielle Scott have both been named to represent Australia in their third Winter Olympics, with Gabi Ash set to make her Games debut in Beijing.

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