The Athlete Scholarships for the Beijing Winter Olympic Games have now been released. These Scholarships are designed to assist athletes preparing and attempting to qualify for the Games.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee has the opportunity to apply, on behalf of NSOs, for up to a maximum of 10 scholarships.
Athletes must have the following profile to be considered for a scholarship:
An Olympic scholarship offers a fixed monthly training grant of up to US$1,500 per month to cover the athlete’s training and coaching costs, (paid on a quarterly basis) subject to periodic reporting to the NZOC.
The Scholarships will commence on 1 November 2019 and go through to the end of the Games (unless terminated earlier in line with the IOC Programme Guidelines).
If you are interested in applying for a scholarship please fill in the application form, which then needs be signed and sent to the NZOC by Snow Sports NZ.
The NZOC will provide a recommendation to Olympic Solidarity mid July 2019 at which time we will let you know whether your application has been successful, subject to approval by Olympic Solidarity.
All enquiries regarding the Scholarships should be made to Ashley Light, High Performance Director:
Mobile: 021 454 448
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 25 June 2019.
All applications must be received by close of business on the date specified above via the following methods –
Mail: Snow Sports NZ
PO Box 395
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