Up to $10,000 is available from the Scholarship Program to assist women to access professional learning and development opportunities to enhance skills in sport and recreation leadership and management.
Change Our Game Scholarship Program
The Change Our Game Scholarship Program is a Victorian Government funding program for women to access professional learning and development opportunities to enhance their skills in sport and recreation leadership and
Candidates for the scholarship program are to be nominated by recognised state sporting associations, state sport and recreation bodies, local government authorities and regional sports assemblies. Individuals cannot nominate
The Change Our Game Scholarship program aims to address recommendation 7 (to build an enabling environment through education and training) by increasing opportunities for women to access professional learning in sport leadership and management. The Program will provide professional development opportunities to nominated candidates to undertake further training or study in leadership and management.
The Change our Game Scholarship Program aligns with the current Supporting Victorian Sport and Recreation investment with Vicsport for the LEAP and LEAD program.
The Change Our Game Scholarship Program has three categories.
Category 1 – 3 years of experience in sport and recreation up to value of $2000
Category 2 – 3-5 years of experience in sport and recreation up to value of $5000
Category 3 – 5+ years of experience in sport and recreation with demonstrated management experience up to value of $10,000
The Change Our Game Scholarship Program will fund professional development activities run by recognised entities of the department that are aimed at enhancing skills in sport and recreation leadership and management. These activities may include, but are not limited to:
- organisational governance training
- working with boards and committees
- leadership skills and management training
- project or event management
- media training
- sports administration training
- attending conferences and workshops.
Applications can be submitted by:
- State Sporting Associations
- Regional Sports Assemblies
- State Sport and Recreation Bodies
- Local Government Authorities.
In order to be eligible for a Change Our Game Scholarship, nominated candidates must:
- identify as a woman
- be aged 18 years or over
- live in Victoria
- be currently involved in either a paid or volunteer capacity in sport
- apply through an organisation, not as an individual.
Please note: Eligibility does not guarantee success of your application.
Applications close 4 May 2018.