Category Archives: Scholarships

Cycling

cycling scholarship

A physiologically demanding sport, cyclists must posses stamina, speed, explosive power, excellent technique and outstanding aerobic fitness. With the recent research into both the conditioning of athletes bodies and the materials making up their bikes, the sport has excelled as the AIS and the track and road cycling scholarship programs have lead the way to […]

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Slalom Canoeing

Slalom Canoeing Scholarship

With strong currents to contend with, unpredictable whitewater and gates and rocks to dodge, slalom canoe competitors have to muster lightning fast reflexes, balance, strength and agility to compete in this demanding sport. Introduced in 2001, the AIS canoe slalom scholarship program set out to build on the successes of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. […]

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Vollyball – Beach

Beach Vollyball Scholarship

Played on an outdoor sand court with a net by two teams of two players, Beach Volleyball demands a lot of its two players compared to its indoor cousin. Speed is a must, as players have to cover a larger area and faster in the tough conditions of a sand surface. Weather also becomes a […]

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Australian Football

AFL Scholarship

Lasting two hours, the average Australian Football ( AFL )midfielder can run up to 20km a game. Players must also master kicking, handballing, tackling and sprinting with explosive power in order to play the game successfully, and their use of tactics and ability to play almost any position is highly valued. An extremely high level […]

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Vollyball

Vollyball Scholarship

Fast paced, exciting and one of the most popular recreational sports in the world, Volleyball is also a sport which demands explosive action and agility from competitive athletes, who must also have superior hand-eye coordination and extensive reach. The leading sports science and coaching services offered by the AIS provide a pathway to possible selection […]

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Track and Field

Track and Field Scholarship

Described as ‘sport stripped to its barest essentials,’ track and field is now a complex, deeply researched sport. One of the eight founding sports at the inception of the AIS in 1981, track and field athletes with the AIS have superior coaching, world class equipment and innovative clothing and shoes to give them a performance […]

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Swimming

Swimming Scholarship

Australia is known world wide as one of the strongest swimming nations, and with our coastal population, it’s crucial every child learn to swim from a young age. The AIS Swimming Scholarship program gives top athletes access to accomplished coaches, undertaking intensive training programs to build the strength of mind and body required to compete […]

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Softball

Softball Scholarship

The precision and power required of a softball player is only matched by the demands of fastĀ  reflexes and raw power. The AIS Softball Scholarship program was established in 1993 by the AIS and the Australian Softball Federation as a non-residential program with national training centres in Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia. […]

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Rugby Union

Rugby Union Scholarship

The intensity and demands of a sport like rugby union mean that athletes must combine agility, speed, quick reflexes and extreme fitness to perform at the highest level. Running an average of nine kilometres per match, players need the best coaches and the best sports science programs to help them achieve the extremely high levels […]

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Rowing

Rowing Scholarship

The newly formed National Rowing Centre of Excellence (NRCE) is a joint venture between Rowing Australia and the AIS. Supplying athletes of this demanding physical sport with world-class coaching and training, its vision is to be the most successful international world rowing program and to secure sustainable medal winning performance at both Olympic and Paralympic […]

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