Indigenous Sporting Excellence Scholarships
Awarded by Australian Sports Commission (ASC)
To give indigenous sportspeople the opportunity to improve their sporting performance at an elite level.
Athletes, coaches, sports trainers and officials who receive this scholarship are also eligible to apply for the Elite Indigenous Travel and Accommodation Assistance Program if they are selected for a state representative team attending national championships or an Australian team competing internationally.
Applicants must be over 12 years of age, representing their state in national competition or Australia internationally within sport or the school sport system, a coach with level 1 or level 2 accreditation, a sports trainer with level 1 accreditation, a sports official with accreditation, competing in a sport that is recognized by the Australian Sports Commission.
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The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is responsible for implementing the Australian Government's national sports policy, which is based on a sports philosophy of excellence and participation. It promotes an effective national sports system that offers improved participation in quality sports activities by all Australians and helps the talented and motivated to reach their potential excellence in sports performance. Its work is guided by the Australian Government's national sports policy, Building Australian Communities through Sport (BACTS).