Country athletes scheme

Country athletes scheme

This scheme is designed to assist talented young athletes from country areas of NSW to gain access to training, coaching and competitions similar to those enjoyed by athletes from the city.
Who can apply?

Athletes eligible to apply for the Country Athletes Scheme must meet each of these criteria:

* be 17 years of age or under as at 31 December
* be competing at state-age level in their sport
* be permanent residents of NSW
* reside more than 150km radial distance from the old Sydney GPO and
* be registered, affiliated or have reciprocal rights with the recognised state body for the sport in NSW.

When can I apply?

Applications open September 30 and close December 31 each year.
How to apply

If you would like to apply for this program you’ll need a copy of the application and guidance notes below.