Buxton Athletics Scholarship

Established in perpetuity by Andrew and Geraldine Buxton, this scholarship will provide $10,000 a year plus in-kind support to help aspiring student-athletes to simultaneously pursue their world-class academic and sporting dreams.

Applications open

1 Aug 2020

Last day for applications

30 Jan 2021
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

at least $15,000

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a member of Melbourne University Athletics Club and have the potential to compete at a World Championship or Olympic level.

    Selection criteria

    Eligible candidates are assessed on the basis of information provided in an application to Melbourne University Sport. Renewal is assessed annually based on satisfactory academic progression and maintenance of high performance sporting pathway potential.

  • Application process

    Email scholarships-sports@lists.unimelb.edu.au for information about the online application process.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Award recipients will be notified by 15 February 2021.

What are the benefits?

$10,000 per year paid in half-yearly instalments plus strength and conditioning programming and coaching, physiotherapy clinic access, academic and administrative support for the normal full-time duration or remaining full-time duration of the recipient's course.

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