Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme

Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme

Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme

Round 2 - 2016/2017 - Open 13 March 2017 and Closes 18 April 2017.

The Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme (ATSS) is an initiative supporting junior athletes who have progressed into the high performance pathway of their chosen sport and are pursuing regional, state and national representation.

Eligible athletes can receive funding for out-of-pocket travel and accommodation expenses directly related to competitions and programs in accordance with the performance level categories and eligibility criteria outlined in the application guidelines.

Athlete eligibility

Applications can be submitted by individual athletes who must:

  • Be selected and competing in one of the four performance categories,
  • Be attending a recognised event that is part of their sport’s State or National pathway,
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident,
  • Be aged 13*–21 years at the commencement date of the event they are participating in,
  • Permanently reside in Western Australia,
  • Be a current registered member of a club or association that is affiliated with a SSA that is deemed eligible by the Department

*Note: 13 and Under age group events/competitions are not eligible for support, even if an athlete has turned 13 years of age prior to the event/competition start date.

For more information, please contact the Department of Sport and Recreation via email at or visit