Elite Athlete Scholarship

  • Category Foundation
  • Location Ballarat; Berwick; Gippsland; Online; Wimmera
  • Annual value $7,000
  • Open date 08/01/2024
  • Close date 01/03/2024
  • Study sector Higher education
  • Study level Bachelor; Honours; Postgraduate
  • Student type Domestic
  • Student status Continuing; New / commencing
  • Additional eligibility criteria
    • This scholarship will be paid as $7,000 in the first year and then $4,000 per year for up to 4 years of the degree.  If undertaking studies part time, the scholarship will be paid in pro-rata, half per year of the scholarship amount for up to 8 years of the degree.
  • Scholarships available 1

How to apply

Applications open 8 January, 2024.

You can log in and view eligibility requirements and information on how to apply.

Once applications open, you can apply through the Scholarships and Grants portal.

About the Scholarship

Elite athletes must be recognised as an elite athlete by the AIS, State Institute or Academy of Sport, AFL Players’ Association, Rugby Union Players’ Association, Rugby League Professionals Association, Australian Professional Footballers’ Association or a national squad member from Australian Sports Commission funded sports.

The Elite Athlete Scholarship was first awarded in 2018.


2023 Elite Athlete Scholarship

2022 Elite Athlete Scholarship

2021 Elite Athlete Scholarship

2020 Elite Athlete Scholarship

2019 Elite Athlete Scholarship

2018 Elite Athlete Scholarship