2013 Sport Scholarships applications now open

Applications are now open for the 2013 Victoria University Sport Scholarships.

Available to current students, the VU Sport Scholarships and elite athlete support program assist outstanding VU athletes to balance their studies with the demands of elite level sport and to assist emerging student athletes in their aim to perform at the elite sporting level.

Sport Scholarships assist student athletes with financial and in kind support with respect to competition and training fees, international travel and University representation, as well as access to fitness centres and health services including the osteopathy, massage and nutrition clinics.

Scholarship Categories

Elite High Performance Scholarship

The Elite High Performance Scholarships are the University's Peak sporting scholarships awarded to one (1) outstanding male and female student athlete.

Emerging Elite Scholarship

The Emerging Elite Scholarships are for emerging student-athletes demonstrating significant potential to reach elite levels. Available for two (2) males and two (2) females.

Aspiring Elite (Equity based)

These Scholarships are awarded to students who come from one or more defined equity or personal disadvantage groups and who have the potential to reach the elite level in their sport as per emerging elite category. Equal scholarships are provided to males and females, targeting new students with at least 70% drawn from the Western Suburbs of Melbourne. Available to six (6) students (minimum two (2) female).

Equity groups may include:

  • Indigenous Australian decent,
  • non- English speaking background,
  • challenging family circumstances,
  • financially disadvantaged,
  • regional or remote origin,
  • disability or medical condition.

Apply now

Applications close on Friday 30 August 2013.

To apply for the scholarships, complete the application form and include:

  • one action photo and one portrait photo
  • one written sporting reference
  • documented evidence of State and/or National rankings and results.

For more information about the Victoria University Sport Scholarships contact Scott Cashmere by phoning +61 9919 4433 or email [email protected].

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