The Change Our Game Scholarship Program provides funding to assist women to access professional learning and development opportunities to enhance skills in sport and recreation leadership and management.
National Sporting Organisations where there is no recognised State Sporting Association
Applicants must be aware that it is a requirement of this grant that if an institution has been named in an application or receives a Notice of Redress Liability, they must join or intend to join the National Redress Scheme (the Scheme). For more information on the Scheme.
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 (or be able to demonstrate previous employment or volunteer experience in sport for Category 5 nominees whose role has been impacted by COVID-19)
Apply through an organisation, not as an individual.
Less than 3 years of experience in sport and recreation up to value of $2,000
3-5 years of experience in sport and recreation up to value of $5,000
5+ years of experience in sport and recreation with demonstrated management experience up to value of $10,000
Organisations applying for group training/professional development for more than one staff member up to value of $10,000
A stream specific to those whose role has been impacted by COVID-19. This stream will provide career coaching / career counselling for anyone looking to identify transferrable skills, reskill or re-evaluate a career pathway plan.
The Change Our Game Scholarship Program will fund professional development activities run by recognised entities that are aimed at enhancing skills in sport and recreation leadership and management. These activities may include, but are not limited to: