The Illawarra Academy of Sport is pleased to announce that our 2024-25 scholarship program nominations are officially open.

The IAS 2024-25 scholarship intake will run from October 2024 until September 2025.

The scholarships are a fee-free program and are proudly funded by local and state governments, plus community partners.

Key commitments for the scholarship period include:

  • Induction Day: 19 October 2024
  • Academy Games: 11-13 April 2025 at Tamworth (eligible sports only)
  • Training: Weekly/fortnightly/monthly (depending on sport)
  • Camps: 1-2 camps per year (dependent on program)
  • Education Sessions: Various dates throughout the year
  • Athlete Testing: Twice during scholarship
  • Strength & Conditioning: Weekly supervised sessions in council region
  • Council Reception: once a year (your residential council only)
  • Presentation Night: September 2025

Scholarship holders are required to purchase uniforms (approximately $220) and an athlete levy may apply to sport specific camps and Academy Games. Each scholarship is free of charge to athletes and is valued over $2,500.

The scholarship program covers numerous sports and aims to provide coaching, education, performance support and training for young Illawarra athletes in order to improve their development in their chosen sport.

Click here to complete the IAS 2024-25 Scholarship Nomination Form.


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