Program Award Description Contact Deadline
Athletic Excellence Fund



Premier’s Athletic Awards

Team Gushue Award

Elite Athlete Assistance

Sport NL Athletic Scholarship

The Athletic Excellence Fund (AEF) recognizes athletic and academic excellence of the province’s top athletes. Supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation (TCAR) and Sport Newfoundland and Labrador (Sport NL). The AEF includes the Premier’s Athletic Awards, Team Gushue Awards, Elite Athlete Assistance, and Sport NL Scholarships.

For more information about the Sport NL Scholarship, contact:

Liam Hickey
Sport NL

For more information about the Premier’s Athletic Award, Team Gushue Award, and/or Elite Athlete Assistance contact:
Billy Taggart
Government of NL
Completed applications must be submitted BY Athletes electronically to the relevant PSO by end of day
Wednesday,March 20, 2024.


CoachingNL Coach Funding Coaching NL encourages coaches to apply for financial assistance to further their coaching education. Funding is available for NCCP and non-NCCP events. Applications are reviewed bi-monthly and successful applicants will be rewarded up to a maximum of 50% of the associated costs. Doug Halliday
Sport NL
Applications accepted throughout the year
KidSport KidSport KidSportTM provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport. Lana Roestenberg
Marketing and Communications Manager
Applications accepted throughout the year