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2017-Sports-Excellence-(SPEX)-Scholarship

High Performance Sports (HPS) Department of SSI will be conducting 2 information sessions for athletes, parents, coaches and NSA personnel who are interested in the spexScholarship programme for 2017.

Interested athletes, parents and coaches can register with us for one of these two workshops. Interested applicants have to RSVP their attendance with SDP at sdp@singaporeathletics.org.sg by 1200hr Friday, 2 September 2016.

Indicate the followings:

    Your full name & designation (Athlete/Coach/parent)

    Session 1 or 2

    Email subject do indicate : 2017 Sports Excellence (spex) Scholarship


The following sessions will be held on these dates:

i. 2017 spexScholarship Information Session 1 – Wednesday, 7 September 2016,

    · Venue: SSI Seminar Room (located beside Athlete Service Centre, Level 1, Sport Singapore)
    · Date: 7 September 2016 (Wednesday)
    · Time: 7-9pm

ii. 2017 spexScholarship Information Session 2 – Saturday, 10 September 2016

    · Venue: SSI Seminar Room (located beside Athlete Service Centre, Level 1, Sport Singapore)
    · Date: 10 September 2016 (Saturday)
    · Time: 9-11am

Eligibility & Assessment Criteria for interested applicants set by SSI for consideration:

ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for the spexScholarship, athletes must be:

    · Singapore citizens who are of good character

    · spexCarded athletes endorsed by their NSA

    · Demonstrate potential for further development along the HPS Pathway

    · Able to commit to the demands of a full-time training load

    · In medal contention for major games (SEA Games, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games & Olympic Games) and world level events

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA FOR spexSCHOLARSHIP

    a . Training Commitment: Training volume profile (> 12 months) of the athlete will be benchmarked against the volume of a full-time training load specific to their sport i.e.10-12 sessions or about 20-30hrs per week

    b. Sports Performance: Sports performance track record (>12 months) will be benchmarked against the standards of the medallists (Gold, Silver and Bronze) at the respective major Games. For example, an athlete at the Asian Games level will be benchmarked against the standards at the Asian Games or equivalent competition.

    c. Attitude & Behaviour: This will come in the form of character reference from Coaches / administrators / peers and, if necessary, independent character reference. SSI Sport Psychologists will also be present during the interview sessions.

    d. Performance and Laboratory tests: Such tests will be conducted only when necessary and on a case-by-case basis. For example, aerobic capacity test to differentiate the potential between two endurance athletes; cognitive performance and motor skill tests for skill-based sports.

Note: Athletes who signed up for the sessions does not automatically qualify for the nomination send by SAA.

SAA will have the right to select and nominate the athlete(s) who is/are deemed suitable for the spexSCHOLARSHIP’s application(s).

31st Aug 2016
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