Wally Foreman Foundation Donations

Athlete & Coach Scholarship Fund is a registered project of the Australian Sports Foundation (ASF). Donations of $2 and over made to the ASF in support of the Wally Foreman Foundation are tax deductible. Donations may be made at any time during the year.

Scholarship Information

Walter (Wally) John Foreman was passionate about sport from grass roots participation to elite level competition for its ability to contribute to our communities. He spent his life in sports administration and broadcasting seeking to enhance the value of sport for us all.

Wally created many opportunities for talented young people to pursue their sporting dreams that resulted in them not only reaching their sporting potential but also made them better people.

The Wally Foreman Foundation was established to support opportunities Wally would have championed for future generations of athletes and coaches to pursue excellence in sport.

All athletes and coaches pursuing high performance goals will make many sacrifices on their journey. The Foundation is looking to support athletes and coaches who have personal financial circumstances that are more challenging than would normally be expected.

The following information guide is provided for athletes and coaches wishing to apply for a Wally Foreman Foundation scholarship. Please ensure you read all of the following information.

Should you have any queries regarding the scholarship application process please contact Reception at the Western Australian Institute of Sport on (08) 9387 8166 or wais@wais.org.au.

How do I apply for a scholarship?

To apply for a Wally Foreman Foundation scholarship you will need to complete the following steps:

  • Read over the scholarship purpose and criteria to ensure that you may qualify and will benefit from a Wally Foreman Foundation scholarship.
  • Complete the application form ensuring that you have answered all questions accurately and honestly.
  • If you have any supporting documentation that you think will assist you in your application, please photocopy and staple to the back of the application form.
  • Once you are happy with your completed application form, please mail to the following address:
    Wally Foreman Foundation Scholarships
    PO Box 139
    CLAREMONT  WA  6910

Scholarship Purpose and Criteria.

The Wally Foreman Foundation will consider applications for scholarships from registered Western Australian athletes or coaches who have a specific financial need to assist their progress towards sporting honours. The criteria used to determine the suitability and funding priority of an application for a Wally Foreman Foundation scholarship are:

 

  • Must be a Western Australian registered athlete or coach in an ASC recognised sport.
  • Current performance level of applicant.
  • Personal potential to reach elite level performance.
  • The importance of the specific event or equipment required to achieve the applicant’s sporting goals and why.
  • Personal (or if under age parent/guardian) financial circumstances.
  • The level of financial support required.
  • Other funds received to support the specific need.
  • Reflection of community values in applicant’s personal actions.

 

Notification

All applicants who submit an application form for a Wally Foreman Foundation scholarship will be advised in writing as to the selection committee’s determination in regard to their decision.

Wally Foreman Foundation Donations

Athlete & Coach Scholarship Fund is a registered project of the Australian Sports Foundation (ASF). Donations of $2 and over made to the ASF in support of the Wally Foreman Foundation are tax deductible. Donations may be made at any time during the year.