Children, Seniors and Social Development

Athletic Excellence Fund

This program is no longer accepting applications.

The Athletic Excellence Fund is a strategic initiative supported by the Provincial Government's recreation and sport strategy, Active Healthy Newfoundland and Labrador. Funded by the Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development in conjunction with Sport Newfoundland and Labrador, the Athletic Excellence Fund is designed to recognize athletic excellence of the province's athletes.

The Athletic Excellence Fund encompasses the Premier's Athletic Awards, Elite Athlete Assistance Program, Team Gushue Awards and Sport NL Scholarships in one application.

Program Award Description Contact Deadline
Athletic Excellence Fund Sport NL Athletic Scholarship Sport NL's Athletic Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to qualifying amateur athletes, coaches/ officials to help offset the costs of training and competition. Must have current full time attendance and be in good standing at a recognized post-secondary institution. Stephanie Fowler
Sport Development Specialist
sfowler@sportnl.ca
Completed applications by athletes must be forwarded to relevant PSO on or before January 27
Athletic Excellence Fund Premier's Athletic Awards Designed to recognize athletic excellence of the province's athletes. Financial support is provided to select athletes to help with costs incurred through training and competition. Athletes must be currently training and competing in the sport indicated and intend to continue to train upon receipt of the award. This program is designed for applicants who are 12 years of age or older. Jaime Collins
Manager of Programs and Strategic Initiatives
Jaimecollins@gov.nl.ca
Completed applications by athletes must be forwarded to relevant PSO on or before January 27
Athletic Excellence Fund Elite Athlete Assistance Designed to support high performance athletes from Newfoundland & Labrador. Financial support is provided to select athletes to support training and competition and must be used for this purpose only. Athletes must be currently training and competing in the sport indicated and intend to continue to train upon receipt of their award. This program is designed for applicants up to 30 years of age. Jaime Collins
Manager of Programs and Strategic Initiatives
Jaimecollins@gov.nl.ca
Completed applications by athletes must be forwarded to relevant PSO on or before January 27
Athletic Excellence Fund Team Gushue Award The Team Gushue Award will be presented to one male and one female athlete annually who competed in a national or international level sporting competition in their last competitive season.
Must have current full time attendance and be in good standing at a recognized post-secondary institution.
Jaime Collins
Manager of Programs and Strategic Initiatives
Jaimecollins@gov.nl.ca
Completed applications by athletes must be forwarded to relevant PSO on or before January 27

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