Women in Sport Coaching Scholarship

Womensport & Recreation Tasmania and the Tasmanian Institute of Sport are pleased to announce applications are now open for the 2021-22 Women in Sport Coaching Scholarship (WCS).  

The WCS' purpose is to provide women with quality coach development and learning opportunities to support their progression along the coach development pathway. Ultimately, the goal is to see more women coaching sport in Tasmania.

The WCS support
  • Financial assistance.

  • Opportunities to enhance existing coaching knowledge, experience and capability.

  • Opportunities for networking and to be mentored.

  • Provision of an individual coach development plan.

  • Consistent progress reviews.

  • Access to intra and interstate activities such as; training camps and competitions, professional development, observation of coaching.

  • Office space and related resources may be available at the TIS offices (Launceston and/or Hobart) on a casual basis.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Women, 18 years or over.

  • Australian citizen or have been granted permanent resident status.

  • The total amount of funding available for this program is $10,000.

  • The Program intends to award two scholarships to the value of $5,000 each

Applications opened on 29 October 2021 and close on 21 November 2021.

Applications should be submitted via email to

Enquiries can be directed by phone to Ilene Carr 0439 386 370.

APPLICATION PACK DOC (includes the application: form, selection criteria and requirements).

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