Elite Athlete Program

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:

Please note: This program is separate to the Elite Athlete and Performers Bonus Scheme. Information on the Bonus Scheme can be found here.

Elite and Emerging Athlete Program

As a UTS Elite Athlete Program scholar, you may receive:

  • Financial assistance in the form of a cash grant, dependant on performance (Elite tier only)
  • Free use of the ActivateFit.Gym gym and consultation and programming services
  • Access to the EAP Private Gym
  • Subsidised fees when competing for UTS in National University Championships
  • Assistance with academic matters via the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network
  • EAP branded training apparel

Click here to view the 2019 Elite Athlete recruitment booklet.

Elite Athlete Friendly University Network

UTS is a member of the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network, which means as an elite student athlete, you will have access to appropriate support services, helping facilitate your 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

Key dates

1st December 2018: Applications OPEN for the UTS EAP
1st February 2019: Applications CLOSE for the UTS EAP for existing scholars
15th February 2019: Applications CLOSE for the UTS EAP

How to apply

Applications for the 2019 Elite Athlete Program have now closed and will re-open on July 1st for the mid-year intake.

Please contact uts.eap@uts.edu.au for information.

Current EAP members log into Smartabase here.