Western Sydney University offers sports scholarships to students either entering or continuing undergraduate or postgraduate courses. Western is a member of the Australian Sports Commission's Elite Athlete Friendly University (EAFU) Network. This Elite Athlete support program is aimed at providing support to athletes to balance their sporting and academic commitments while at WS.
Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be athletes competing at state or national (school, age and/or open) championship level who are recognised by the relevant national sporting body as elite or who have development potential; and be enrolled in, or apply to enrol in, an undergraduate or postgraduate course at UWS. Selection is based on: sporting achievements; academic proficiency; and ability to be involved in the representative sport program at UWS.
If you are an elite athlete or performer, whose training and competitive commitments have affected your preparation for the Higher School Certificate, you may be eligible forspecial consideration even though you are not eligible for a Sports Scholarship.
|Amount|| $5,000 |
The scholarship is a one-off payment valued at $5,000. Benefits include access to modern fitness facilities, academic counselling, personal development seminars, academic support and liaison, networking links and other opportunities.
|Closing date||Early January|
|Student type||Australian and New Zealand|
|For Australian students|
|For international students|
|Level of study|| Undergraduate / VET|
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