Wednesday, 4 November 2009

Prime Minister’s Athlete Scholarships 2010

by Jodie Bakewell-White

SPARC is now calling for applications for Prime Minister’s Scholarships for 2010. Online applications for yachting close on November 20th.

Applications can be made via the high performance sport section of SPARC’s website at A sample application is available on the SPARC website currently to aid applicants in compiling the appropriate information.

Yachting New Zealand requires that applicants submit a four year plan to accompany their application. To be eligible it is expected that applicants are currently committed to competing at a high standard at international competition in Olympic, Paralympics or International Youth Classes and have an intention to compete at either the 2012 or 1016 Olympics or Paralympics in the sport of sailing.

Members of Yachting New Zealand Squads and Teams (Olympic Squad, Olympic Development Squad, Talent Development Squad, NZL Yachting Trust Youth Team, and YNZ National Youth Squad, Paralympics Talent Development Squad), carded sailors, and previous scholarship recipients are encouraged to discuss their application with Yachting New Zealand’s Athlete Life Adviser before making application.

Carolyn Donaldson will fill in for Karin Adelinger as Yachting New Zealand’s contact person until the beginning of November. Carolyn’s details are...

Carolyn Donaldson, Athlete Life Advisor/Administrator
NZ Academy of Sport North Island
Physical Address: 71 Merton Road, Glen Innes, Auckland 1072
Postal Address: PO Box 18444, Glen Innes, Auckland 1743
Tel: 367 7165 ext 1 opt 4
Fax: 09 373 7617

All yachting applications should be received by SPARC via the online application system by the close of business Friday 20th of November 2009. Four year plans should also have been received at Yachting New Zealand by this date. Plans should be emailed to

For full scholarship information, please refer to the scholarship programme guide (also available at ) under the high performance sport section.

Yachting New Zealand

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