Elite Athlete Entry Scheme (2017 Applications Now Open)
The Elite Athlete Entry Scheme assists applicants who can demonstrate that their Year 12 or undergraduate studies (for postgraduate applications), has been impacted by elite level training, competition or performance.
Please note, this application is for prospective University of Melbourne students applying for undergraduate or post graduate degrees. Current University of Melbourne undergraduate students are eligible to apply for postgraduate studies under this scheme.
This is an Office of Admissions application which must be submitted separately on the relevant application form by the due date (please note that due dates are different for undergraduate and post graduate applications and for each semester intake).
For Elite Athlete Entry Scheme Application Click Here
Sport Scholarship Applications for students undertaking initial admissions process are now closed but will be available again once offers have been made
Sport Scholarships provide elite and emerging student-athletes with financial and in-kind support to assist them to reach their potential whilst studying at Melbourne. There is a variety of Sports Scholarship support on offer which can include:
- Up to $3,000 to assist with competition and travel costs
- Physiotherapy services (fully provided or discounted)
- Professional Strength and Conditioning coaching and programming
- 12 month Student Aquatic and Fitness (ScholarFit) membership
- Subsidy of costs for inter-varsity representative sporting events
Sports Scholarship holders undertake to represent the University of Melbourne at appropriate inter-varsity championships or events during their the term of their scholarship.
To view 2016 Scholarship Holders Click Here
Andrew and Geraldine Buxton Athletics Scholarship
A new University of Melbourne scholarship will support up-and-coming student-athletes as they strive to reach their athletic and academic potential. The Andrew and Geraldine Buxton Athletics Scholarship will assist one student-athlete aspiring to be among the best in the world whilst they study at Australia’s number one ranked university.
The scholarship is the first elite athlete scholarship of any kind in Australia to be established in perpetuity by a donor. The scholarship will encourage rising track and field talent to remain in Australia.
The scholarship provides $10,000 per year in a cash award, as well as additional in-kind support. Students who are studying or applying to study at the University of Melbourne are eligible to apply.
Elite Athletes In Schools Program
The Elite Athletes in Schools Program provides Primary and Secondary Schools with the opportunity to engage with our elite athletes about their achievements and experiences, and what it takes to be a successful student-athlete
For the Elite Athletes in Schools Program Page Click Here