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.
Tokyo Champions take top honoursMay 13, 2022
2021 VIS Award of Excellence winners revealed.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Thanks for the memories Dyl & RachJanuary 31, 2022
In VIS Sport, Dylan Alcott ends his career with a runner-up finish at the 2022 Australian Open, as several VIS scholarship holders were crowned national champions in what was a busy week of sport.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Scotty back on the winners listJanuary 24, 2022
In VIS sport, Scotty James is back on the winners list after an impressive performance in Aspen, as Dylan Alcott triumphs in a three-set battle at the Australian Open.
Farewell to a championJanuary 22, 2022
Dylan Alcott OAM started his journey at the Victorian Institute of Sport as a 16-year-old wheelchair basketball player. Five Paralympic medals, 23 Grand Slam titles and a Golden Slam honour later, he leaves behind him a lasting legacy.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Building up to BeijingDecember 6, 2021
In VIS Sport, the aerial skiing World Cup season has commenced in Ruka, Finland, as Dean Hewitt and his curling Mixed Doubles partner Tahli Gill begin their historic quest for Olympic qualification.
The VIS celebrates International Day of People with DisabilityDecember 3, 2021
Today the VIS acknowledges and celebrates International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD).
Tokyo 2020: Our Paralympians Inspired the WorldSeptember 16, 2021
Emily Petricola wins gold at her first Paralympic Games.
Dylan Alcott completes Golden Slam at US OpenSeptember 14, 2021
With a third quad wheelchair singles title secured at the US Open, world No.1 Dylan Alcott also makes history as the first man in tennis to win a Golden Slam.
It’s Go Time in Tokyo: Paralympics PreviewAugust 25, 2021
After having to overcome so much adversity, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are finally here! Our Paralympians serve to remind us that anything is possible.
31 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes selected for the Tokyo ParalympicsAugust 20, 2021
Given the obstacles that our Victorian Institute of Sport athletes have had to overcome simply to get to the starting line, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are deserving of your attention for reasons far outweighing the simple desire of watching them go for gold.