Para Sports Program – this program is tailored for athletes who regularly compete at national events (representing NSW) and who are aspiring to represent Australia in para-sports competition in their chosen sport. Athletes must be turning 15-18 years of age in 2021. These scholarships are designed to assist pre-elite youth athletes in any sport, who are living or attending school in the western region.

The 2021 Para Sports program will run from November 2020 to July 2021. Athletes will graduate from the program at the 2021 Presentation Night in August.

Nominations for the 2021 Para Sports Program have now closed, to nominate your interest for the 2022 program click here.

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To be eligible for selection in the 2021 program athletes must:

  • turning 15 to 18 years of age in 2021
  • be regularly competing at state and national events
  • be aspiring to represent NSW and Australia in a para-sports competition in their chosen sport
  • submit a nomination form before the closing date

Each athlete nomination for the para-sports program will be assessed on its merits.  

  • Strength and conditioning/Injury prevention screenings and programs
  • Sports science fitness testing
  • Educational seminars

Squad Athlete
Aaron Houston (Para Sports – Athletics)