To be eligible to apply for a Local Sporting Champions grant, applicants:
- must be aged 12 to 18 years (inclusive);
- must be required to travel a distance of 250 kilometres or more, return.
- be participating in an official national sporting organisation (NSO) endorsed sporting competition.
The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is responsible for the management and coordination of the program, with grant recipients selected by a local panel.
Applications for the grants can be made at any time throughout the year, through the Australian Sports Commission’s website https://www.sportaus.gov.au/.