Elite Athlete Entry Scheme
The Elite Athlete Entry Scheme assists applicants who can demonstrate that their Year 12 or undergraduate studies (for postgraduate applications), have 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 may be different for undergraduate and post graduate applications and for each semester intake).
Sport Scholarship Applications for new students who have commenced study at The University of Melbourne in 2017 can still be submitted as part of the Stage 2 process Click Here
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 $4,000 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
For the second year, this 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 an aspiring student-athlete to simultaneously pursue their world-class academic and sporting dreams at Australia’s number one ranked university.
The scholarship is the first elite athlete scholarship of its kind in Australia to be established in perpetuity by a donor and provides significant support for 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. All students who are studying or applying to study at the University of Melbourne are eligible to apply.
Applications are now closed for 2017.
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