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: Day Five PreviewJuly 28th, 2021
Day Five marks one of the biggest days of action for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders, with plenty of gold medals up for grabs.
Tokyo 2020: Day Five ReviewJuly 28th, 2021
It was a golden Wednesday in Tokyo, headlined by the Women's Four who controlled the race from start to finish.
It's Tokyo Time: PreviewJuly 21st, 2021
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Smith breaks 8-year-old record, Divers make a splash and Alcott adds another Grand Slam title to his recordJune 16th, 2021
In VIS Sport, Brendon Smith dominated in the swimming pool as VIS Divers finished on the podium in the diving pool. Dylan Alcott added another Grand Slam title to his impressive record and Aoife Coughlan another step closer to her Olympic Judo dream.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Podium finishes and the Vixens were back on centre courtApril 13th, 2021
In VIS Sport, Aoife Coughlan found the podium at the Asian and Oceania Judo Championships, O’Brien was just shy of a top podium finish at the John Woodman Memorial Cycle Classic and the Melbourne Vixens were back on the court in their pre-season match up against Adelaide.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Olympic Qualifiers, National Champions and Tokyo athletes on targetMarch 29th, 2021
In VIS sport, Linden Hall and Cat Bisset both recorded Olympic 800m qualifying times, the VIS rowers and cyclists dominated national championships and Penny Smith proved that she is on track for Tokyo.
Coughlan proves she belongs amongst the World's bestJanuary 15th, 2021
After recently graduating from the Victorian Institute of Sport Future Talent program into the Individual Scholarship program, Aoife Coughlan proved she could match it with Judo's best, placing 5th at the International Judo Federation World Masters.
Cath Arlove: Lessons in sport, life and the Olympic journey.September 1st, 2020
Triple Olympian Catherine Arlove was able to successfully juggle her work, study and sport commitments throughout her journey. After the Athens Olympic Games in 2004, the VIS Marketing Team caught up with her to see how she was able to do so.
VIS athletes triumph at AthensAugust 26th, 2020
The performance of our Olympic and Paralympic teams in Athens was exceptional.
VIS SPORT: UPDATES ON THE EVENTS CANCELLED/POSTPONEDMarch 16th, 2020
The sporting calendar has been heavily impacted by the global coronavirus outbreak.