Victorian Institute of Sport


Support through the individual athlete scholarship program is offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a Tier 1 program.

Athletes with an individual scholarship, compete in sports which do not have a Tier 1 sports program with the VIS.

AIS athlete categorisation identifies athletes who are eligible for individual scholarships.

From 2017, the following criteria apply:​​​

Foundation Sports – Podium/Podium Ready/Podium Potential, Other Sports – Podium only.

Successful VIS athletes with an Individual Scholarship come from sports such as badminton, boxing, skateboarding, snowboarding, table tennis, and many more.

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Third place for Wallwork

Monday, 09 December 2019

VIS BMX Freestyle rider Jake Wallwork took out third place at the inaugural Oceania Freestyle BMX Championships on Saturday at Rampfest Indoor Skate park in Melbourne’s inner west.

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Wallwork competes at BMX World Urban Games

Monday, 16 September 2019

VIS BMX Freestyle rider Jake Wallwork finished in eighth place at the inaugural World Urban Games in Budapest.

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Te Hiko and Fletcher are back on top

Monday, 18 February 2019

VIS’ Brandon Te Hiko led from start-to-finish at the first stage of the 2019 BMX Australia BAD BOY National Series at Sydney Olympic Park on the weekend.

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Fletcher causes upset in Launceston

Monday, 29 October 2018

VIS’ Hayden Fletcher was too good in the men’s Superclass BMX event, lunging for the line to defeat fellow Victorian Max Carins at the Launceston BMX Club last weekend.

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Fletcher takes out two big wins

Monday, 04 June 2018

VIS Future Talent athlete, Hayden Fletcher, had the two biggest wins of his BMX career, winning both Friday and Saturday events in the ‘A pro’ class at the USABMX Music City Nationals in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Te Hiko named for Australia

Monday, 07 May 2018

VIS’ Brandon Te Hiko has been selected in the Australian UCI BMX World Championships team set to take place in Baku, Azerbaijan next month.

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Fletcher just misses out on podium finish

Monday, 23 April 2018

VIS BMX rider Hayden Fletcher just missed out on a podium finish in the final of the second round of the elite men’s national series crossing the line in fourth position.

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Te Hiko claims thrilling BMX national title

Monday, 26 March 2018

VIS BMX rider Brandon Te Hiko took out the elite men’s national BMX title in style, overcoming Shane Rosa in the final metres of the final yesterday in Bunbury, Western Australia.

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Turner takes control at Crankworx

Monday, 21 August 2017

Bodi Turner has decimated the competition at his Crankworx competition debut in Whistler, Canada over the weekend.

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Turner takes sixth

Sunday, 30 July 2017

VIS scholarship holder, Bodi Turner, has finished 6th in the field at the UCI BMX World Championships.

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