SASI Scholarships close Mon 22 Oct
Application forms for the following scholarships and awards (click on the Scholarship to go to the application form)
These are all an initiative of the South Australian Government and is coordinated by the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) through the Office for Recreation and Sport.
SASI High Performance and Paralympic Scholarship
The Scholarships provide financial and some negotiated service assistance on a case-by-case basis to individual athletes who have achieved an elite level of performance in a highly competitive international sport at the senior open level.
SASI High Performance and Paralympic Scholarships are not available to athletes who are full scholarship holders in a SASI sports squad program or to athletes in sports where SASI conducts a squad program applicable to their age group for the full period of the scholarships. Priority will be given to athletes competing at World Class and International level in Olympic, Paralympic or Commonwealth Games sports and disciplines only.
SASI Talented Athlete Award
This Award provides financial assistance to talented junior athletes. Please note athletes must be aged between 13-20 years (inclusive) on the 31 December 2012 to be eligible to apply for this Award. Successful recipients of this Award will have demonstrated an outstanding ability to progress to the senior elite level of performance through their sporting achievements and talent identification in their sport, or through their identification in the SASI Talent Search Program. SASI Talented Athlete Awards are not available to athletes who are full scholarship holders in a SASI sports squad program or to athletes in sports where SASI conducts a squad program applicable to their age group for the full period of the TAA. Only athletes competing in Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games disciplines are eligible.
Country Athlete Award
This scheme provides financial grants to junior athletes, between 13 and 18 years (inclusive) on the 31 December 2012, who are performing at high (state/national) level. Athletes must be from country areas, permanently residing 130km or more from the Adelaide GPO. Only athletes competing in Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games disciplines are eligible.
Eligibility details are listed each of the application forms. Please note that there have been some changes to the eligibility criteria.
Could you please assist us in getting this information to the ‘BEST’ country athletes in your sport by distributing to:
– Country athletes who you consider may be suitable applicants for these awards,
– Coaches who can make information available to suitable applicants,
– Associations that may have athletes in state development programs.
Information and application forms are also available on the Recreation and Sport website at: www.recsport.sa.go.au
where they can be downloaded and photocopied as necessary. APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5.30PM ON MONDAY 22ND OCTOBER
Sport Program Coordinator
South Australian Sports Institute
Office for Recreation and Sport