Women Leaders in Sport Grants
The Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) program is an Australian Government initiative that is managed by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) in partnership with the Office for Women.
The objective of the WLIS program is to provide women with development opportunities to reach their leadership potential in the sports industry.
Since its inception in 2002, WLIS has supported over 23,000 women in sport for leadership development. WLIS has been highly regarded in the Australian sport community. Many notable women leaders in sport are previous recipients of WLIS.
WLIS in 2017 comprises of the following components:
- Individual Development Grants,
- Organisation Leadership Development Grants, and
- Targeted Leadership Development Program.
For information on Individual Development Grants and Organisation Leadership Development Grants click on the tabs below. Information on the Targeted Leadership Development Program will be available soon.
WLIS applications for 2017 are now open!
Applications are now open and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday 5 October 2016. Please ensure your application is submitted by then or it will not be considered.
Click on the relevant link below to start your application:
Individual Development Grant application:
Organisation Leadership Development Grant application:
2017 WLIS Key Dates
|Individual and Organisation Grants
||1 September 2016 at 9:00am AEST
||5 October 2016 at 5:00pm AEST
|Outcomes notified to applicants
|Successful grants payments processed
||December 2016/January 2017
You can find more information on the 2017 program in our Information Booklet.
For any questions please contact the WLIS program administrators: firstname.lastname@example.org