16 MORE ELITE ATHLETES AWARDED
SPORT AUSTRALIA HALL OF FAME SCHOLARSHIPS
The Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) today announced the remaining 16 scholarships for up-and-coming elite athletes in its 2023 Scholarship and Mentoring Program.
The Tier 3 scholarship group covers 16 different sports, with each athlete receiving a grant of $2,500 plus support from SAHOF and its esteemed member base over the next 15 months.
The 2023 Tier 3 scholarship recipients are Paige Barr (rowing), Breanna Collins (shooting), Kaitlyn Ea (badminton), Ashleigh Ervin (netball), Joseph Glasson (fencing), Hugo Hinckfuss (skiing – cross country), Genevieve Janse van Rensburg (modern pentathlon), Aidan Murphy (athletics), Katinka Penketh (taekwondo), Jamie Perkins (swimming and surf lifesaving), Toby Powers (triathlon), Jasmine Rayward (swimming, paddle and surf lifesaving), Kate Rosman (diving), Jacob Roulstone (motorsport – bike), Oliver Saxton (weightlifting) and Philip Sekulic (tennis).
Over the last three weeks, 32 Sport Australia Hall of Fame scholarships covering 28 sports have been announced, supporting the next generation of Australia’s sporting stars on their journey to excellence and success in sport and in life.
As the nation’s leading sports scholarship program, backed by the Australian Sports Commission and the Australian Institute of Sport, $150,000 of funding has been awarded this year to the recipients for use on resources to help them achieve greatness in their chosen sport.
2023 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Tier 3 Scholarship Holders
|Hugo Hinckfuss||NSW||6/3/2003||Skiing – Cross Country|
|Genevieve Janse van Rensburg||NSW||24/3/2004||Modern Pentathlon|
|Jamie Perkins||QLD||19/1/2005||Multi – Swimming, Surf Life Saving|
|Tobias ‘Toby’ Powers||QLD||23/4/2003||Triathlon|
|Jasmine Rayward||QLD||8/9/2006||Multi – Swimming, Paddle, Surf Lifesaving|
|Jacob Roulstone||NSW||4/2/2005||Motorsport – Bike|
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On receiving her scholarship, 17-year-old multi-sport athlete Jasmine Rayward said: “It’s amazing to be supported in my sporting journey. I feel like I’m actually an athlete, rather than just a recreational participant, and I really appreciate having all my training and achievements acknowledged by the Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship program.”
Sport Australia Hall of Fame Chief Executive Officer, Adrianne Sarkozy, said: “The Scholarship and Mentoring Program is truly unique. We are so grateful to be able to provide, for the third year in a row, 32 scholarships that not only receive financial support but exclusive online meetings with Sport Australia Hall of Fame members as guest speakers.
“We received over two hundred applicants from an array of sports, Olympic, para and professional, along with new sports that have never been a part of the program, such as badminton. This is a testament to the popularity and importance of the program. We welcome all 32 athletes into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame family, and I am sure they will find support, guidance, and enjoy the opportunities that come from aligning with us.”
2023 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship Holders
|First Name||Surname||Date of Birth||Sport||Tier|
|Claudia||Bailey||14/01/2005||Canoe/Kayak & Surf Life Saving||2|
|Hugo||Hinckfuss||6/03/2003||Skiing – Cross Country||3|
|Genevieve||Janse van Rensburg||24/03/2004||Modern Pentathlon||3|
|Jamie||Perkins||19/01/2005||Multi – Swimming, Surf Life Saving||3|
|Jasmine||Rayward||8/09/2006||Multi – Swimming, Canoe/Kayak, Surf Lifesaving||3|
|Jacob||Roulstone||4/02/2005||Motorsport – Bike||3|