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Applications now open for the inaugural sport scholarships

Applications are now open for the inaugural sport scholarships.These scholarships are available to current students with applications closing Friday 3 August 2013.

The Victoria University Sport Scholarships and elite athlete support program is in place to assist outstanding VU athletes 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 aim to assist student athletes with financial and in kind support with respect to competition and training fees, health and fitness, international travel and University representation.

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.

Applications closed

Applications are now closed for the 2012 Sport Scholarships.

For more information about Victoria University Sport Scholarships contact:

Mr Scott Cashmere
Sport Services Manager
Phone: +61 9919 4433
Email: [email protected]

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