Applications for 2016 Athletic Excellence Fund Available Online

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Applications for 2016 Athletic Excellence Fund Available Online

by ahnationtalk on December 23, 2015353 Views

December 23, 2015

Supporting Athletic Excellence

The Athletic Excellence Fund, which provides financial support for provincial athletes, coaches and officials, is now accepting applications for 2016.

“The Athletic Excellence Fund is designed to encourage and advance sport excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador by helping to offset the cost of training and competition for athletes competing at Atlantic, national and international competition. As a government, we support the pursuit of sporting excellence and I encourage interested parties to make application through their governing Provincial Sport Organization.”
– The Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development

The Athletic Excellence Fund is composed of four individual programs – the Premier’s Athletic Awards, Team Gushue Awards, Elite Athlete Assistance Program, and Sport NL Scholarships. Applicants must be a current member in good standing with their Provincial Sport Organization.

Completed applications are to be submitted to the Provincial Sport Organization on or before January 29, 2016.

For more information, and to access an application, visit: www.swsd.gov.nl.ca/recreation/financial_assistance/athletic_excellence_fund.html.

QUICK FACTS:

  • The Athletic Excellence Fund, which provides financial support for provincial athletes, coaches and officials, is now accepting applications for 2016.
  • The fund is designed to support the pursuit of athletic excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador by helping to offset the cost of training and competition.
  • Completed applications are to be forwarded to the applicable Provincial Sport Organization on or before January 29, 2016.
  • For more information, and to access an application, visit: www.swsd.gov.nl.ca/recreation/financial_assistance/athletic_excellence_fund.html

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Media contact:

Heather May
Director of Communications
Department of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development
709-729-0928, 697-5061
[email protected]

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