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Elite Athlete Assistance Program

The Elite Athlete Assistance Program provides funding to Prince Edward Island athletes who have:

·         Achieved success at the national and/or international level of competition
OR
·         Been identified by a national sport organization as having the potential to perform at the national and/or international level
 
Who is eligible for the program?
To be eligible for the program:
·         You must be registered with a provincial sport organization or national sport organization
·         You must have been born in-province and/or training in-province for a minimum of six months
·         You have achieved success at the national and/or international level
·         You have been identified by a national sport organization as having the potential to perform at the national and/or international level
 
How much funding can I receive?
You are only eligible for one grant per fiscal year (April 1 to March 31).
 
Funding grants are allocated based on performance levels as described in the Tier System Chart [PDF - 203 Kb]
 
What can I use the funding for?
Funding must be used to offset sport-related expenses such as registration fees, transportation to and from competitions, accommodations, equipment, etc.
 
You must be currently training and competing in the sport and you must continue to train when you receive the funding.
 
How do I apply for the program?
·         Gather a list of your performance results from the previous competitive season with events, dates, locations and results
·         Create a current year training and competition plan
·         Get a copy of supporting documents from the National Sport Organization you are registered with that acknowledges the organization’s national team status or potential status
·         Get a letter of support from the Provincial Sport Organization you are registered with
·         Send all of the above documents to:
 
Elite Athlete Assistance Program
Sport and Recreation Division
Department of Health and Wellness
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE    C1A 7N8
 
Is there a deadline to apply?
There is no deadline to apply.
 
Is there a fee to apply?
There is no fee to apply.
 
Do you need information on the Elite Athlete Assistance Program?
 
Name/Title: Margie Misener
Telephone: (902) 368-4789
Fax: (902) 368-4224
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