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Garth Prowd OAM Triathlon Scholarship


The Garth Prowd OAM Triathlon Scholarship has been created in partnership with Noosa Triathlon and the Prowd family to remember Garth Prowd OAM, the man affectionately known as the 'Godfather' of Australian triathlon, a pioneer of sport tourism in Queensland and passionate athlete advocate. 

We will remember his incredible life and his contribution to Australian sport.  He was a man who revolutionised triathlon, running and cycling events in Australia, who was himself an enthusiastic sportsman.

The Garth Prowd Triathlon Scholarship aims to recognise and continue creating opportunities and pathways for young triathletes.  Garth was passionate about supporting young athletes develop not only their athletic ability but also their business acumen at the outset of their young careers.

The Garth Prowd Triathlon Scholarship is open for application to Australian triathletes aged between 15-23 years of age.  Athletes will need to race the 2017 Noosa Triathlon and apply for the scholarship.  A panel of selectors will review and agree on one male and one female worthy candidate.  The Scholarship winners will be awarded at the Noosa Triathlon Presentations, Noosa Main Beach, Sunday 5 November 2017, 4:00pm.

Scholarship Recipients will receive:

ASICS Product Sponsorship 

CANNIBAL Tri Suit Sponsorship

Access to the M5 Management SportsPath Program

2x Mentoring Sessions with Phil Stoneman, Director M5 Management

Media Training - including Social Media

Mentoring and Race Advice from:
- Emma Carney - 2x World Triathlon Champion, 2x Noosa Triathlon Champion
- Emma Frodeno - 3x World Triathlon Champion, Olympic Gold Medallist, 5x Noosa Triathlon Champion
- Courtney Atkinson - 3x Noosa Triathlon Champion

Professional Photo Shoot

Coaching Support**

Entry to Gold Coast Triathlon 2018 (February), Mooloolaba Triathlon 2018 (March) and Noosa Triathlon 2018 (November)

Conditional Financial Support for approved triathlon activities

*Dependent on athletes existing sponsorship commitments
**Dependent on athletes existing coaching arrangements


Application Details and Conditions:

Open to Australian athletes aged between 15-23 years of age as at 31st December 2017

Athletes must race the 2017 Noosa Triathlon

The Scholarship is for 12 months and concludes at the following years Noosa Triathlon

Athletes must complete the application form themselves, an application cannot be submitted on their behalf.  They can receive assistance in completing the application

Applications are to be submitted online via the this link, by midnight (AEST) 31st October 2017

All completed applications will be reviewed by a panel of selectors. This panel includes but not limited to representatives from the Prowd family, Noosa Triathlon, Triathlon Australia, Retired Professional Triathlete and other interested parties

Scholarship recipients will be required to attend the Noosa Triathlon Presentation Ceremony, Noosa Main Beach, Sunday 5 November, 4:00pm

Any questions or queries, please contact noosatri@ironman.com

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