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2018/19 IAS Scholarships NOW OPEN

Published on 10th of Aug, 2017

The Illawarra Academy of Sport is calling for athlete nominations for 2018/19 Sports Scholarships.

Established in 1985 and the pioneer for the Regional Academy model in Australian sport, the Illawarra Academy of Sport with the support of our many partners, provides athletes with the programs to develop, excel and achieve through sport. The IAS is at the forefront of pre-elite athlete development in NSW and prides itself on the ability to engage the region’s leading coaches and industry experts to deliver life-changing programs.

Talented young athletes and coaches within the Illawarra Region not only achieve excellence through sport but become respected young ambassadors for the community, the Illawarra Academy of Sport and their valued partners.

The Illawarra has a rich history in developing and elevating athletes to higher representative honours, with the Academy a significant vehicle in the process. Over three decades, the IAS has supported more than 5500 young people from across the region in their pursuit of sporting excellence.

The IAS has produced 15 Olympians (17 medals), 17 Commonwealth Games Representatives (25 medals), 11 World Champions and 72 Senior National Team Representatives over the past three decades.

The IAS welcome nominations for the following Sports Program Scholarships; Basketball, Cycling, Golf, Hockey, Netball, Rugby 7’s, and Triathlon as well as the non-sport specific LoneStar Program and the Athletes with a Disability Program.

Nominations open from Monday 6th August 2018 and close on Friday 31st August 2018.

For more information on eligibility and selection criteria click on the program link above.

To Nominate for a 2018/19 Illawarra Academy Scholarship please check the 'Programs' pages.