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Wheatbelt Athlete Support Program (WASP)

The Wheatbelt Athlete Support Program (WASP) is funded by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Royalties for Regions through the Regional Athlete Support Program.

The program offers funding opportunities to local athletes, coaches, officials and sports to encourage the continued development and progression of talented individuals along their sporting pathways from the sub-elite to elite performance level whilst living in the Wheatbelt region.

WASP 2018 key dates:

Round 1

Opens 1 February 2018

Closes 28 February 2018

For programs completed between the 1 July 2018 and 31 December 2018

Round 2

Opens 2 July 2018

Closes 8 August 2018

For programs completed between the 1 July 2018 and 31 December 2018

Funding guidelines

Three avenues of funding are available:

Athlete Support Funding

 To assist identified high performance athletes within the Wheatbelt region to gain access to quality specialist coaching, sports services and facilities to support the development in their chosen sport whilst living in the Wheatbelt region.

WASP Athlete Support Funding Guidelines

Coach / Officials Support Funding

To assist talented and driven coaches and officials to undertake professional development opportunities that will improve their coaching and umpiring knowledge and skills.

WASP Coach / Officials Support Funding Guidelines

Sport Support Funding

 Accessible by State Sporting Associations (SSAs) who deliver services within the Wheatbelt Region; to enhance talent development programs and pathways within the region.

WASP Sport Support Funding Guidelines

Please note: Applications will only be accepted during the specified funding rounds indicated above. 

More information 

To request an application form, or to find out more information about WASP please contact:

Alex Hodges, WASP Coordinator 

waspcoordinator@gmail.com or 0439 908 667

Taryn Davis, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries Regional Officer - Wheatbelt 

Taryn.Davis@dlgsc.wa.gov.au or (08) 9690 2400

For more information regarding the Regional Athlete Support Program (RASP) please click here

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