Sports Scholarship in Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) offers Sports Scholarship to international students who are high-achieving athletes, coaches and officials to commence and pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification at the University. This significant scholarship will be awarded to high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate students from many different countries who are studying a wide variety of courses at the University.

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The University of Western Australia, established in 1911, is a public research university in the Australian state of Western Australia. The university’s main campus is in Perth, the state capital, with a secondary campus in Albany and various other facilities elsewhere.

SCHOLARSHIP SUMMARY

  • Application Deadline: June 1, 2020
  • Degree Level: Undergraduate, postgraduate
  • Fields: Sports
  • Place of Study: Australia
  • Nationality: International
  • Number of Scholarships: Not known
  • Value: Up to AUD$45,000 for undergraduate studies or AUD$30,000 for postgraduate studies to assist with your tuition fees.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Eligible Countries: Chinese Citizen, Canadian, Myanmar Citizen, Singaporean Citizen, Malaysian citizen, Indonesian Citizen, Vietnamese Citizen, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Cambodia, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Argentina, Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Mauritius, South Africa, Phillipines, United States of America, United Kingdom, South Korea, Mongolia, Macau, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, France, Belgium, Hungary, Italy, Monaco, Finland, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Russian Federation, Switzerland, Slovenia.
  • Eligible Courses: Sports (Undergraduate/ Postgraduate)
  • You must have received an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at The University of Western Australia.
  • You must be competing at an elite level in your chosen sport (international or national).

Sports Eligibility:

  1. Athletes are required to register and play for the UWA-affiliated sporting club of the student’s chosen field in which the scholarship was awarded and on the proviso that the UWA club competes in the highest available domestic league.
  2. Coaches are required to register and coach within the UWA-affiliated sporting club of the student’s chosen field in which the scholarship was awarded.
  3. Sport officials are required to register and officiate within the WA state sporting league of the student’s chosen field.
  4. Be available, where practicable, to represent/coach/officiate for the University in university national and international events.
  5. Meet tier 3 or above of UWA Student Athlete Program (SADP) classification—
    1. National underage team member. For example: Youth Olympic team member;
    2. WA Institute of Sport (WAIS) (or equivalent institute) squad member/scholarship holder;
    3. National league team player/professional club player squad member, for example: West Coast Fever player;
    4. World University Championships or World University Games team member; or
    5. Be an accredited and qualified coach or sport official to a national program/league/institute level or higher, for example – youth national team coach, state or national institute coach, national league/championship official/coach.

Undergraduate Eligibility: To be eligible to be considered for the scholarship, a candidate must be applying for an eligible undergraduate bachelor degree or Direct Pathway course. The following exclusions apply:

  • Juris Doctor
  • Master of Pharmacy
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Postgraduate Eligibility: To be eligible to be considered for the scholarship, a candidate must be applying for an eligible postgraduate degree (by coursework or coursework and dissertation). The following exclusions apply:

  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Graduate Certificate in Fieldwork Practice
  • Juris Doctor
  • Master of Pharmacy
  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology
  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis
  • Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
  • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Master of Clinical Audiology
  • Doctor of Podiatric Surgery
  • Doctor of Clinical Dentistry
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine

APPLICATION

You must apply for and receive an offer to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program at UWA before applying for this scholarship. When you have received your offer to study at the university, you will be able to apply through the scholarships section of from the ONLINE APPLICATION.

Attach a Sport CV, outlining your recent achievements in high-performance sport and referees from your previous coaches or state organisations, as a supporting document when applying for a course at UWA.

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