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 management.
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 themselves.
Applications can only be submitted by Motorcycling Victoria on behalf of the applicant. Direct applications by individuals will not be accepted.
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 Motorcycling Victoria, not as an individual.
Please note: Eligibility does not guarantee success of your application.
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.
The Change Our Game Scholarship Program has three categories. The following table outlines the categories and coinciding monetary value. The years of experience are intended as a guide only, and applicants applying for categories outside their years’ experience in the sport and recreation sector will still be considered by the assessment panel.
|Scholarship category||Scholarship Value|
< 3 years of experience in sport and recreation
|up to value of $2000|
3-5 years of experience in sport and recreation
|up to value of $5000|
5+ years of experience in sport and recreation with demonstrated management experience
|up to value of $10,000|
If you would like to apply for this scholarship please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to apply!
Applications open on April 9 2018 and close on May 4 2018.
Editorial content from: http://sport.vic.gov.au/grants-and-funding/our-grants/change-our-game-scholarship-program-0