Sport Access Scholarship

Melbourne University Sport proudly offers students facing financial hardship with a complimentary fitness membership. At MU Sport, we offer a comprehensive range of fitness and wellness services to keep you feeling good, in control of your health and connected to friends and the wider university community.

Applications open

7 Feb 2022

Last day for applications

11 Mar 2022
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

at least $800

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • Be enrolled in a course of study with the University of Melbourne
    • Have an academic status of good standing
    • Must not be receiving subsidised Fitness Membership Access through alternative means or programs
    • Not have a current MU Sport Fitness Membership, or have had an MU Sport Fitness Membership in the past 6 months

    Selection criteria

    Eligible candidates are selected based on the quality of their personal statement and level of financial need.

    Students who received a Sport Access Scholarship in 2020 are eligible to apply for the same scholarship in 2021.


    This scholarship is conditional on maintaining an academic status of good standing.

  • Application process

    You must submit a complete and submit an online Sport Access Scholarship Application Form and an online Student Financial Need Assessment by the closing date.

    Submit a scholarship application now

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Recipients will be notified by:

    • Round 1: 1 April 2021
    • Round 2: 25 August 2021

What are the benefits?

Sport Access Scholarships awarded in April (Round 1) and in August (Round 2) will provide access to MU Sport Fitness facilities until November 30 of the same year.

Fitness Membership includes:

  • Unlimited use of the Strength & Fitness Gym (subject to maximum numbers)
  • A free introductory session with a trainer in our Strength and Fitness Gym and one complimentary training program per month (subject to availability)
  • Unlimited access to Group Fitness classes (subject to maximum class numbers)
  • Unlimited access to the Beaurepaire 25 meter heated lap pool (subject to maximum numbers)
  • Access to Member rates for all other MU Sport services and facilities, such as court hire and accommodation at the Melbourne University Ski Lodge
  • Access to casual lockers during your workout
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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.