The VIS Individual Athlete Scholarships are offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a VIS Tier 1 program. The program features a range of Australia’s leading high performance athletes across numerous Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth sports.
The athletes, who are all achieving excellent results in senior national and international competition, are able to access the full range of comprehensive performance services as well as utilising the outstanding training and recovery facilities at the VIS headquarters at Lakeside Stadium.
Tokyo 2020: Weekend ReviewJuly 25th, 2021
What a weekend of sport! As we reach the end of Day Two we take a look at how our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders have been going.
Tokyo 2020: Weekend PreviewJuly 23rd, 2021
We're excited for tonight's Opening Ceremony and weekend full of Olympic Sport. Here's everything you need to know about our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders competing this weekend. Let The Games Begin!
It's Tokyo Time: PreviewJuly 21st, 2021
Biggest Australian Olympic Gymnastics Team Since Tokyo 1964 Selected for Tokyo 2020July 3rd, 2021
The Australian Olympic Committee has selected an 11-strong Gymnastics team for Tokyo, which includes Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Tyson Bull.
International Day of Yoga: Lydia LassilaJune 21st, 2021
Victorian Institute of Sport Alumni Lydia Lassila spent most of her life as an elite athlete and credits one thing that helped prolong her career in sport as well as live a better life, Yoga.
Australian Olympic Divers Selected for Tokyo 2020June 15th, 2021
The Australian Olympic Committee has named seven divers to the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo in Sydney today, which includes Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders Anabelle Smith and Shixin Li.
World MS Day 2021May 30th, 2021
World MS Day brings the global MS community together on 30 May to share stories, raise awareness and campaign with everyone affected by multiple sclerosis (MS).
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Webster confirmed in Australian team, as 3x3 team get ready to take on qualifiersMay 24th, 2021
In VIS sport, Rowie Webster has been announced in the Australian Olympic Team, whilst Bec Cole and her 3x3 Australian Team get ready to take on the qualifying event. Nikki van Dijk knocked off seven-time world champion Steph Gilmore, as Liz Cambage brought up 2,000 career points.
Success in Life after SportMay 20th, 2021
Freestyle aerial skiing is one of the most spectacular sports ever invented: “something like diving, something like gymnastics, something like throwing yourself off a cliff”.
Instagram Takeover: Kipp SmithMay 19th, 2021
Balancing life as an elite sportsperson as well as completing your final year of school is already hard enough, and for Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Kipp Smith, a global pandemic made things even more challenging.
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Dr Greg Hickey Sports Medicine Physician
Kate Mcgillivray Sports Physiotherapist
Gillian Niven Soft Tissue Therapist
Ebonie Rio Sports Physiotherapist
Mark Spargo Sports Psychologist
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Jono Wallace-Smith Physical Preparation Coach