Athlete funding

As a carded athlete you may be entitled to some or all of the following investment.

Prime Minister’s Athlete Scholarships

The Prime Minister’s Scholarship Programme helps emerging athletes to pursue tertiary study and elite level sport development at the same time.

It's time to start thinking about your study plans for 2016 and whether you want to apply for a Prime Minister's Athlete Scholarship.  Information will be sent from your sport, but we recommend you meet with your Athlete Life Advisor for help planning ahead.

Prime Minister’s Athlete Gold Scholarships

Gold level scholarships are awarded to athletes to study after they have retired or been de-carded from high performance sport. 

Performance Enhancement Grants

Performance Enhancement Grants give athletes financial support to dedicate time to training and competing.  

Athlete Performance Support Services

High Performance Sport New Zealand offers a range of support to athletes and coaches.  Our performance consultants work with National Sport Organisations to help develop high performance plans, which identify key priorities and goals.

Other funding sources

There may be suitable funding sources in the funding section of the Sport New Zealand website.