Financial Support

Young Athletes Travel Subsidy

The Young Athletes Travel Subsidy (travel subsidy) replaced the Young Athlete Assistance Program (YAAP) on 1 July 2015. This travel subsidy provides additional financial assistance through 3 event tiers and supports attendance at specific state, national and international events. Subsidies are provided retrospectively under a tiered funding model, with applicants eligible once every 2 calendar years at each tier. Athletes and officials can only apply after they have competed or officiated at an event and within 6 months of participating.

The travel subsidy will allow up to a maximum of $1200 in financial assistance over the 3 event tiers, once every 2 calendar years. Eligible athletes and officials can apply for 1 event per tier once every second calendar year.

  • State or state school event – $200
  • National or national school event – $400
  • International event – $600.

How do I apply? Head to the QLD Government website here.

Apply for a State Event: click here.

Eligible Championships: information here.

Future Eligible Events: information here.



The Elite Indigenous Travel and Accommodation Assistance Program (EITAAP) is an initiative that is jointly managed by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C). Funding is available for athletes, coaches, managers or officials to assist with out-of-pocket travel and accommodation expenses when attending eligible national championships or international competitions.

Funding: EITAAP funding is available to assist with out-of-pocket travel and accommodation expenses only.  Eligible sportspersons can apply for up to:

  • a maximum of $1,000 per financial year for eligible national championships; and
  • up to a maximum of $3,000 per financial year for eligible international competitions.

EITAAP Application Form and Fact Sheet:

Eligibility Criteria:


Aspirations 4Kids in Sport

Aspirations4Kids in Sport truly value the importance of investing in our Queensland school students and leveraging the huge role sport can play in improving the lives of thousands of Australians annually. They are committed to helping children in need aged 10-19 from any of the 1,816 schools around the state, who want to participate in representative school sport programs but are restricted from doing so. A ‘needs’ assessment against our five causes categories helps us to determine the most worthy individual cases any of which may fall within the categories of hardship, disabilities, pathways, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders and education.

Grant Information:

How to Apply?

Home Page:


Local Sporting Champions

Grants to help young people pursue their sporting dreams

Program Overview

The Local Sporting Champions (LSC) program is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for young sportsmen and women aged 12-18.

If successful, applicants will receive a $500 grant that can be used towards the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment when competing, coaching or officiating at an official national sporting organisation (NSO) endorsed state, national or international sporting championships, or a School Sport Australia state, national or international championships.

How to Apply

Applications for the Local Sporting Champions program are to be completed online via the below link: