2023 Foundation - Elite Athlete Scholarship
Opens 14 Aug 2022 12:00 AM (AEST)
Deadline 3 Mar 2023 05:00 PM (AEDT)
A$7,000.00
Description

This Foundation Scholarship is open to new/commencing, domestic students undertaking bachelor, honours or postgraduate study, who are recognised as an elite athlete by the AIS, State Institute or Academy of Sport, the 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.

Eligibility

  • New/commencing student in 2023
  • Must be domestic student
  • Enrolled or planning to enrol in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree (excluding research degrees)
  • Can be studying at the Mt Helen, Berwick, Wimmera, Gippsland campus or online.
  • Must provide evidence of being an elite athlete as outlined above
  • Active and enrolled for the full year post census date.
  • Can be full-time or part-time.

Scholarship Amount/Benefit

1 Scholarship Available 

  • If successful in being awarded the Elite Athlete Scholarship, students will receive the scholarship payments for a period of maximum 4 years, provided they continue to meet the ongoing eligibility requirements.
  • Students successful in being awarded a Federation University Australia Foundation Scholarship will receive their payment in two installments each year for three years.  

First year each student will receive $7,000 to be paid as two instalments. $3,500 after the first census date and $3,500 after the second census date.

Second, third and fourth year each student will receive $4,000 to be paid as two instalments. $2,000 after the first census date and $2,000 after the second census date.

Please note 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.

Conditions

  • Active and enrolled for the full year post census date.
  • Students who defer their offer or take a leave of absence will forfeit their award.
  • Can be full-time or part-time.
  • Awardees are required to attend the Foundation event at the scholarship-specified campus. 
  • Students are to maintain current contact details. If you cannot be contacted by mail, email or telephone in relation to this scholarship, your scholarship may be terminated.

Application process

Read the Selection and Administration Guidelines to check your eligibility. 

  • Once applications open you will need to complete the application form questions and provide the required written references. 
  • Please note all applications will require two written references. If you are unsure what to provide in a written reference, please refer to the example reference.  

Reference letter 

A reference letter is a written statement provided by a responsible person with knowledge of your circumstances. A responsible person is someone who satisfies each of the below: 

  • Is an Australian citizen or permanent resident who is 18 years of age or older 
  • and has known you for at least 12 months or for the entire duration of the circumstance(s), whichever is shorter 
  • and is not related to you by birth, marriage, de facto or same sex relationship 
  • and does not live with you or reside at your residence 
  • and is in a position to comment knowledgeably about your situation without having to be briefed by you about the circumstance(s). 

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Please read the Information Privacy Policy before entering your profile in Students Scholarships. Entering and submitting scholarship applications will constitute your consent to using your personal information as detailed in the Privacy Statement.

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2023 Foundation - Elite Athlete Scholarship



This Foundation Scholarship is open to new/commencing, domestic students undertaking bachelor, honours or postgraduate study, who are recognised as an elite athlete by the AIS, State Institute or Academy of Sport, the 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.

Eligibility

  • New/commencing student in 2023
  • Must be domestic student
  • Enrolled or planning to enrol in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree (excluding research degrees)
  • Can be studying at the Mt Helen, Berwick, Wimmera, Gippsland campus or online.
  • Must provide evidence of being an elite athlete as outlined above
  • Active and enrolled for the full year post census date.
  • Can be full-time or part-time.

Scholarship Amount/Benefit

1 Scholarship Available 

  • If successful in being awarded the Elite Athlete Scholarship, students will receive the scholarship payments for a period of maximum 4 years, provided they continue to meet the ongoing eligibility requirements.
  • Students successful in being awarded a Federation University Australia Foundation Scholarship will receive their payment in two installments each year for three years.  

First year each student will receive $7,000 to be paid as two instalments. $3,500 after the first census date and $3,500 after the second census date.

Second, third and fourth year each student will receive $4,000 to be paid as two instalments. $2,000 after the first census date and $2,000 after the second census date.

Please note 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.

Conditions

  • Active and enrolled for the full year post census date.
  • Students who defer their offer or take a leave of absence will forfeit their award.
  • Can be full-time or part-time.
  • Awardees are required to attend the Foundation event at the scholarship-specified campus. 
  • Students are to maintain current contact details. If you cannot be contacted by mail, email or telephone in relation to this scholarship, your scholarship may be terminated.

Application process

Read the Selection and Administration Guidelines to check your eligibility. 

  • Once applications open you will need to complete the application form questions and provide the required written references. 
  • Please note all applications will require two written references. If you are unsure what to provide in a written reference, please refer to the example reference.  

Reference letter 

A reference letter is a written statement provided by a responsible person with knowledge of your circumstances. A responsible person is someone who satisfies each of the below: 

  • Is an Australian citizen or permanent resident who is 18 years of age or older 
  • and has known you for at least 12 months or for the entire duration of the circumstance(s), whichever is shorter 
  • and is not related to you by birth, marriage, de facto or same sex relationship 
  • and does not live with you or reside at your residence 
  • and is in a position to comment knowledgeably about your situation without having to be briefed by you about the circumstance(s). 

Privacy Policy

Please read the Information Privacy Policy before entering your profile in Students Scholarships. Entering and submitting scholarship applications will constitute your consent to using your personal information as detailed in the Privacy Statement.

Value

A$7,000.00

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Opens
14 Aug 2022 12:00 AM (AEST)
Deadline
3 Mar 2023 05:00 PM (AEDT)

Categories
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