Elite Athlete Program

Applications for the 2016 UTS Elite Athlete program have now closed.

Please contact Rachael Simmons for information Rachael.Simmons@uts.edu.au

A considerable fund has been established by ActivateUTS to provide support to high achievers in a wide range of sporting pursuits.

ActivateUTS supports athletes studying at UTS via the following programs:

  • Elite Athlete Program;
  • Emerging Athlete Program; and
  • EAP Housing Scholarships

Elite Athlete Program:

Each scholar in the Elite Athlete Program will receive:

  • Financial assistance in the form of a cash grant, depending on performance
  • Free use of the ActivateFit on Harris gym; or the UTS Kuring-gai gym, and consultation and programming services
  • Subsidised fees when competing for UTS in University Sporting Competitions
  • Assistance with academic matters via the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network
  • EAP branded training apparel

Emerging Athlete Program:

Each scholar in the Emerging Athlete Program will receive:

  • Free use of the ActivateFit on Harris gym; or the UTS Kuring-Gai gym, and consultation and programming services
  • Subsidised fees when competing for UTS in University Sporting Competitions
  • Assistance with Academic matters via the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network
  • EAP branded training apparel.

Key Dates:

  • Applications Open: 1st December 2015
  • Applications Close: 26thFebruary 2016 (new students*)

*Please note that reapplications for the program for existing scholars will close on the 29thJanuary

UTS EAP Housing Scholarship:

Each year the UTS EAP and UTS Housing award two scholarships to high performing student athletes to assist with their sporting and academic pursuits. Introduced in 2013 the scholarship provides students with a single room in the UTS Housing accommodation for the period of one university year.

Key Dates:

  • Applications Open: 1st December 2015
  • Applications Close: 29th January 2016

Applicants will be notified in early February if they have been successful. All applicants will automatically be considered for the 2016 UTS Elite and Emerging Athlete Program and need not reapply.

For more information on eligibility criteria and other terms and conditions, please contact Aimee.Purcell@uts.edu.au

Elite Athlete Friendly University Network

UTS is a member of the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network, which means elite athletes have access to appropriate support services, helping facilitate academic success.

As a member of the EAFU Network, UTS will attempt to assist athletes in the following areas:

  • Assessment – assistance with assignment extension requests and defer exam requests
  • Timetable/study planning - helping to find best fit for sporting and academic commitments
  • Enrolment assistance
  • Examinations – assistance negotiating location and supervision arrangements

Find out about our different scholarships and partnerships

View 2015 Elite Athletes

View 2015 Emerging Athletes