2010 Prime Minsters Athlete Scholarships - Athlete Information
The Prime Minister’s Scholarship Programme is a government initiative established in 2000. Currently
there are Scholarship programmes for:
1. Athletes (established in 2000);
2. Coaches (established in 2002);
3. Officials (established in 2005); and
4. Support Team Members (established in 2006).
The Scholarship Programme is managed by SPARC on behalf of the Government. Scholarships are
aligned to SPARC’s High Performance Strategy 2006-2012 and scholarship outcomes must impact
SPARC’s high performance mission of: more New Zealanders winning on the world stage.
The purpose of the Athlete Scholarships is to enable emerging and talented New Zealanders to
concurrently pursue tertiary study and elite level sport development.
The programme supports the achievement of tertiary and vocational qualifications while pursuing
excellence in sport. The support is based on providing:
2010 Prime Minister’s Scholarship Intake
All Prime Minister Scholarship applications are due with SPARC by 5pm 1 December 2009. For your
convenience, I have attached to this letter the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Application Information
which includes the Programme Guides.
To ensure scholarships have the greatest impact on the programme’s purpose and on SPARC’s
high performance mission, SPARC requires National Sport Organisations (NSOs) to consider and
endorse all applications. SPARC then decides which applicants are awarded scholarships.
Download Athlete Information Download Programme Guide
Roger Plachta who is the softball coach at the University of Wisconsin Superior is looking for players. If you are interested please contact him via email: firstname.lastname@example.org . He has said in the email to Softball New Zealand that it is a div 111 school and I am looking for players that want to get a great education at a very affordable price. I can get any player in school for in state tuition the same as a local kid would pay.
Samoan Sports Association
The Samoan Sports Association are providing scholarships (between $500 - $1000) to talented junior athletes. There are six of these scholarships available to athletes up to the age of 21.
For further information please go to http://www.samoansports.co.nz/_junior_scholarships.htm