Para-sports scholarships were announced in August 2016

Who is eligible?

Para-sport scholarships are tailored for athletes who are aspiring to represent NSW and Australia in Para-sports

What area is Western Region?Beijing Paralympic Games, 2008Athletics

The area bounded by Lithgow, Mudgee, Gilgandra, Narromine, Condobolin, West Wyalong, Young and Oberon

Age and Number of Athletes

There is no set limit to the number or age range of athletes in this squad. Specific criteria must be met in order to apply for a position in the squad


You must attend all development training activities and events that are conducted throughout the duration of the program


The 2017 Para-sports squad program will run from September 2016 to August 2017

Benefits to athletes selected in WRAS

  • Intensive training by quality coaches
  • Skill development
  • Strength and conditioning programs, support and advice (including functional movement screening)
  • Optical Screening
  • Sports science testing and support
  • Education/personal development sessions
  • Opportunities to compete in events