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 2022. These scholarships are designed to assist pre-elite youth athletes in any sport, who are living or attending school in the western region.

The 2022 Para Sports program will run from November 2021 to July 2022. Athletes will graduate from the program at the 2022 Presentation Night in August.

Nominations for the 2022 Para Sports Program have been extended and will close at 9am on Friday 24th of September.

Before applying please ensure you have read the Background information for Individuals 2022

To fill out a nomination form please Click Here

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

  • turning 15 to 18 years of age in 2022
  • be regularly competing at state and national events
  • be representing NSW and aspiring to or already representing 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.  

  • Injury prevention screenings and strength and conditioning training programs
  • Sports science fitness testing
  • Educational seminars

2022 Squad athletes will be announced once nominations are processed