Support through the individual athlete scholarship program is offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a Tier 1 program.
Athletes can apply for scholarships in March/April and successful athletes are awarded annual scholarships which run from 1 July to 30 June.
Athletes are awarded individual scholarships based on the following criteria:
- national and/or international ratings
- potential to achieve success at national and/or international level
- Australian citizenship (or those who have taken steps to become a citizen) and normally a resident of the State of Victoria
Successful VIS athletes with an Individual Scholarship come from sports such as badminton, boxing, fencing, judo, shooting, snowboarding, table tennis, synchronised swimming, taekwondo and many more.
Monday, 22 January 2018
Laetisha Scanlan, Aislin Jones and Emma Cox have won gold in their respective events at the ACTA ISSF National Championships in Echuca over the weekend.
Monday, 04 December 2017
The VIS were well represented at the Shooting Australia Open Championships and final selection event for the Commonwealth Games, with Catherine Skinner, Aislin Jones and Mitchell Iles claiming victories in their respective categories.
Monday, 06 November 2017
VIS shooting athletes have cleaned up at the Commonwealth Shooting Federation (CSF) and Oceania Shooting Federation (OSF) Championships in Brisbane over the weekend.
Monday, 16 October 2017
Three VIS shooting athletes have had a successful weekend at the Sydney Cup 2, bringing home a silver and bronze medal.
Saturday, 09 September 2017
VIS scholarship holder, Penny Smith, made shooting world history last week, when she secured the inaugural Trap Mixed Team World Championship title alongside teammate Tom Grice, at the ISSF World Championships.
Monday, 04 September 2017
A World Champion title remains elusive for Rio Olympic Gold medallist, Catherine Skinner, as she was narrowly defeated by Italian Jessica Rossi in the Women’s Trap at the ISSF World Shotgun Championships in Moscow, Russia.
Monday, 28 August 2017
VIS shooting athletes have wrapped up the Darwin ISSF Grand Prix with an impressive swag of medals, including four golds.
Monday, 17 July 2017
Five VIS athletes have been named in the Australian Shotgun World Championship team ahead of the ISSF Shotgun World Championships set to be held in Moscow, Russia in late August.
Monday, 26 June 2017
Aislin Jones has found herself on the podium once more, taking home second place at the ISSF Junior Grand Prix Shotgun in Suhl, Germany over the weekend.
Monday, 15 May 2017
VIS shooters dominated at the Victorian State Shotgun titles over the weekend which doubled as a Australian team selection event for the 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held in the Gold Coast early next year.