VIS Individual Athlete Scholarships open.

VICTORIAN INSTITUTE OF SPORT

2007 Ð 2008 Individual Scholarship Applications 

Applications for Individual Athlete Scholarships are invited from Victorian athletes with outstanding performance records at national and/or international level in sports that do not have a VIS Tier 1 Program. The VIS has Tier 1 programs in the following sports: Athletics (including AWD athletes), Baseball, Cricket, Cycling, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Netball, Rowing, Soccer, Squash, Swimming and Triathlon. (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 and with potential to succeed at the high performance level. 

Scholarships provide assistance with specialist coaching, sport science, sports medicine, and education & career development services as well as training & competition expenses.  Applications must include endorsement from the relevant State Sporting Organisation.

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Alterantively, application forms and guidelines are available from: Victorian Institute of Sport, Olympic Park, Olympic Boulevard, MELBOURNE, VIC 3000; Telephone (03) 9425 0061; fax (03) 9425 0100; Email: nerissa.byrne@vis.org.au or by internet access at http://www.vis.org.au

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 18th APRIL 2007