2019 Foundation Elite Athletes Scholarship

Status Opening date Closing date
Open 1 November 2018 22 February 2019

No. of awards available


Award value


Eligibility criteria

To meet the basic eligibility requirements for all Federation University Australia Foundation  Elite Athlete Scholarship, students will need to be:

  • enrolled as a commencing higher education domestic, undergraduate (including honours) or postgraduate FedUni campus student;
  • undertaking studies in higher education at Federation University Australia for the full 2019 academic year at a FedUni campus;
  • 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 Professional Association, Australian Professional Footballers' Association or a national squad member from Australian Sports Commission funded sports;
  • able to demonstrate financial circumstances;
  • able to demonstrate commitment to study.

Enrolment type

Full-time or part-time

Assessment criteria

The selection process will be administered by the Federation University Australia Foundation with input from staff from Federation University Australia. For more information please read the Selection and Administration Guidelines

How to apply

Complete one application only for a Foundation Scholarship. You will be considered for every scholarship that you are eligible for.

Before you apply please take some time to prepare your response to the following question.

"If successful, a Foundation Scholarship will support your academic study and life / career plans in no more than 300 words, let us know about your vision / goals for yourself both now and in the long term by completing the following -

Receiving a Foundation Scholarship means that I .............."

You are also required to attach two written references, these references should be from people (outside of your family) who can comment with knowledge about your circumstances, study history, commitment to further education and your personal qualities.

Potential referees can be from a FedUni staff member, teacher, employer, family friend, case support worker, sport or club member known to you.

Step 1. Complete a KickStart registration (do not submit if you have already registered)

Step 2. Complete an Additional information survey

Contact us

Scholarships, Grants & Bursaries Office
Telephone +61 3 5327 9340
Email: scholarships@federation.edu.au