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.
VIS Advancement Series: Meet the presentersMarch 25th, 2021
The Victorian Institute of Sport continues to enhance secondary student learning on sport science and nutrition, as part of our VIS Advancement Series. Meet two of our presenters, Elaine Bo and Victoria Brackley who are sharing their knowledge on the work they do with Victoria’s best athletes.
Performance Analyst - Para Table Tennis & Paralympic ProjectsDecember 16th, 2020
The VIS are looking for a dynamic and passionate high performance professional to join its team in the role of Performance Analyst for Para Table Tennis & Paralympic Projects.
Peace & Harmony: Jenny Donnet 1992 Opening Ceremony ReflectionJuly 27th, 2020
People of all nations, colours, races, live in harmony, respecting one another, laughing and crying together, all in the pursuit of excellence.
Athletes committed to fight mental health issues in young peopleJuly 26th, 2020
Four VIS athletes are joining the fight to help reduce rates of mental health issues in young children as part of a new community partnership between the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Black Dog Institute.
Students inspired by VIS virtual school speaker programJune 19th, 2020
“Oh my god! What a once in a lifetime experience."
VIS tele-health servicing for Sports Medicine and PhysiotherapyApril 1st, 2020
The Victorian Institute of Sport remains committed to servicing our athletes and have started to implement remote service delivery and support.
A decade of achievement for the VISJanuary 1st, 2020
As we set our sights to 2020 and a new decade, the Victorian Institute of Sport reflects on the magic moments, history makers and highlights from Victoria’s best athletes across the previous ten years.
Melissa Tapper wins gold and silverAugust 5th, 2019
Victorian Institute of Sport’s, Melissa Tapper, competed at the International Table Tennis Federation’s Japan Para-Open, finishing with 1 gold and 1 silver.
Community Wrap UpJune 24th, 2019
The VIS Tours have been extremely popular this last week with 7 different groups coming through over 5 days!
Smack Down Table Tennis EventJune 24th, 2019
Get down to LOOPS to see the VIS's own Melissa Tapper and other fellow Aussies at the Table Tennis Smack Down event!
1st 2019 ITTF Oceania-Para Championships (Tokyo 2020 Qualification), Darwin NT
3rd 2018 ITTF Para World Championships, Slovenia
Table Tennis Victoria
Table Tennis Australia