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Heroes in Sport 2023


When and where

August 2023


What to expect?

From this full day program, you’ll gain unique insights into a career in sport. You’ll go behind the scenes at JCU and Cowboys Community, Training and High Performance Centre, and learn from industry experts in Physiotherapy, Biomechanics and Sports and Exercise Science before hitting the field for a high performance training session. To help with your career goals, JCU Advisors will be on hand to provide information about JCU courses.

Can I apply?

If you’re in Year 11 or 12 and based within the North Queensland region, you can apply to be a part of the Heroes in Sport program.

This year, we are also encouraging students from outside of the Townsville catchment area, whom are willing to travel to submit an application. Travel scholarships are available to successful applicants that meet criteria.

Heroes in Sport 2023.

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Register your details below to receive notification once applications open in 2023.

Thank you for registering your interest in the Heroes in Sport program. We will be in touch once applications open in 2023.

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