Elite Athlete Program

Applications for the 2017 Elite Athlete Program have closed.

Please contact Rachael Simmons for information.

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 and Emerging Athlete Program:

Each scholar in the Elite Athlete Program may receive:

  • Financial assistance in the form of a cash grant, depending on performance (Elite Only)
  • Free use of the ActivateFit on Harris gym and consultation & programming services
  • Access to the Elite Athlete Private Gym
  • 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, 2016.
  • Applications Close: 24th March, 2017 (new students*).

*Please note that reapplications for the program for existing scholars will close on the 17th Febuary, 2017.

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, 2016.
  • Applications Close: 17th February, 2017.

*Applicants will be notified in late February if they have been successful. All applicants will automatically be considered for the 2017 UTS Elite and Emerging Athlete Program and need not reapply.

For more information on eligibility criteria and other terms and conditions, please contact Rachael Simmons.

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 Current Elite Athletes