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:

  • Elite and Emerging Athlete Program (EAP)
  • EAP Housing Scholarships

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 on Harris 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

UTS EAP Housing Scholarship

Each year the UTS EAP, in conjunction with 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.

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 2017: Applications OPEN for the UTS EAP and UTS EAP Housing Scholarship
31st January 2018: Applications CLOSE for the UTS EAP Housing Scholarship
Applications CLOSE for the UTS EAP for existing scholars
16th February 2018: Applications CLOSE for the UTS EAP

How to apply

Applications for the 2018 Elite Athlete Program* are now closed.
*All EAP Housing Scholarship applicants will automatically be considered for the Elite and Emerging Athlete Program and need not reapply

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