Benefits and Services

Successful scholarship applicants are tiered into three groups within the UTS EAP:

  • Elite
  • Emerging
  • Nationals

The introduction of the Nationals Scholarship is aimed at supporting athletes essential to the success of the UTS teams competing at the Division 1 UniSport National University Championships.

As members of the UTS Elite Athlete Program, dependant on tier, scholarship holders may receive:

Academic Assistance (E, EM, N*)

Participants receive assistance and support in balancing their study and sport commitments from the Elite Athlete Program, via the Elite Athlete Education Network.

This may include helping student athletes with subject selection, as well as ensuring University policy and procedures are followed and in liaison with UTS Academic staff regarding flexibility for sporting commitments.

*Nationals tier athletes receive academic assistance by application only

Financial Assistance (E)

Eligible UTS Elite Athletes receive financial assistance in the form of a cash grant to assist with their academic and sporting pursuits (final amount dependent on a number of factors, for more information on sport-specific criteria please contact This is paid in two instalments, one in each semester.

Access to Facilities (E, EM, N)

Elite Athlete Program Scholarship holders are offered FREE membership to the ActivateFit.Gym along with a complimentary programming consultation. Athletes also receive access to the EAP Private Gym.

Benefits and Services Grants (E, EM)

Athletes may receive grants to use at UTS approved goods and services providers including physiotherapy clinic services and ActivateFit Programming, Personal Training and Apparel. All Elite and Emerging athletes will receive a grant towards academic tutoring.

National University Championships Grants (E, EM, N)

All Scholarship holders are eligible for subsidised fees when competing for UTS in intervarsity sporting competitions such as the National University Championships.

International Assistance (E, EM)

To assist with associated travel costs (such as accommodation, airfares and registration fees) financial assistance of up to $1500 may be provided to student athletes who are selected in a national team and are required to travel overseas for competition.

E – Elite Athlete, EM – Emerging Athlete, N - Nationals Athlete