OLYMPIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR ATHLETES TOKYO 2020' APPLICATION OPPORTUNITY

FASANOC invites applications from high performing athletes for the 'Olympic Scholarship for Athletes Tokyo 2020' program. Individual athletes from sports on the Summer Olympic Games programme for Tokyo 2020 only are eligible to apply and must be must be a member of a National Federation affiliated to FASANOC.....

Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Golf, Judo, Karate, Shooting, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Taekwondo, Triathlon, Weightlifting, Yachting

The scholarships will commence September 2017 and is for a limited number of high performing elite international-level athletes with the objective to assist in preparing them for qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Athletes must have the technical level and realistic potential to be able to qualify for Tokyo 2020. Proof of the athlete's technical sports level must be shown through results obtained at national and international competitions.

 

Prioritisation of applications by FASANOC will be given to athletes with International Federation ranking plus their current level and immediate past sporting experience at 2016 Olympic Games, 2015 Pacific Games, Oceania and International Federation competitions 2015-2017. Athletes must be a member of the national squad for the upcoming Pacific Mini Games and 2018 Commonwealth Games if their sport is on the programme.

 

Athletes who have been convicted of a doping offence or sanctioned for actions contrary to the standards of sporting ethics as established by the Olympic Charter, the IOC, NOCs or training centres may NOT be put forward as a candidate.

 

Application forms have been circualted to National Federations who must endorse applications and ensure the necessary documentation is provided.  This  must include a brief on the candidates sporting background and motivation for a scholarship, 4-year preparation plans, copy of passport and passport photo.  

 

The IOC will make the final decision in consultation with the relevant International Federations.


National Federations are also invited to submit nominations for future funding for other targeted high performing athletes who have the potential to qualify for Tokyo 2020..  Details of their 

4-year preparation plans plus annual budgets are to be submitted on the prescribed forms as circulated to NFs.

 

Further details avialble from Fjii House. 

 

Nominations to be returned to FASANOC by Friday 19 May 2017. Candidates may be required to attend an interview.

 

 




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