High Performance Sports Scholarship

Supported by the Sport Foundation Chapter, these scholarships provide cash and in-kind assistance to help aspiring High Performance student-athletes to simultaneously pursue their academic and sporting dreams.

Applications open

16 Aug 2019

Last day for applications

14 Feb 2020
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

at least $9,000

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 the relevant Melbourne University Sporting Club, represent the University in varsity competition and be competing at a senior national team level (or the equivalent).

    Selection criteria

    Eligible candidates are assessed on the basis of information provided in an application to Melbourne University Sport.

  • Application process

    Submit a completed Elite Athlete Program application form online.

    Submit a scholarship application now

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Recipients will be notified by 10 March 2020, with conditional offers for incoming students made by 29 November 2019.

What are the benefits?

$4000 a year plus strength and conditioning programming and coaching, physiotherapy clinic access, and academic and administrative support.

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For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.

The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.