EAPP scholarships

Future students and current EAPP members can apply for semester two 2021 scholarship from 31 May via ACU Life. Applications close 4 July. 

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EAPP benefits

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  • adjustment factor (bonus points)
  • preferential class selection – priority allocation status
  • flexible study options
  • academic support
  • assistance with special consideration
  • access to financial scholarships and subsidies
  • athlete and performer ambassador experiences
  • networking and career development opportunities
  • gym access on campus*
  • access to physiotherapy and exercise physiology services.*

 

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Naa Anang
Bachelor of Physiotherapy, 2018 Commonwealth Games and Athletics Australia team member

Am I eligible for the EAPP?

 

If you compete at a state, national or international level in a Sport Australia or UniSport Australia endorsed sport you might be eligible to join the Elite Athlete and Performer Program. As an elite athlete you may have been identified by one of the following organisations:

  • the Australian Institute of Sport
  • a State institute or academy of sport
  • a relevant national or state sporting association, of which you are a member eg Cricket Australia, Diving Queensland, Victorian Football League (VFL).

You’re considered an elite performer if you are a member of, and have had significant success in, a major artistic performing arts or production company at a state, national or international level.

More specifically the criteria can include:

  • Actors Equity Australia
  • Australia dance council
  • Australian dance theatre
  • Australian chamber orchestra
  • The symphony Australia company
  • Opera Australia/ state opera
  • Musica viva

Applications for 2021 are currently open. To be considered for adjustment factors in semester two 2021, please completed your application (including TAC ID) by 1 June 2021. If you are applying to study at ACU and think you are eligible for EAPP adjustment factors, firstly you need to apply for your ACU course via your local tertiary admissions centre (TAC). Next, gather your EAPP application support documentation and then complete the online application form.

You will need to complete the online application form and provide evidence of your current elite sporting or performing status by supplying the following support documentation:

  • a sporting/performing resume summarising your achievements and experiences over 12 – 18 months. 
  • a supporting reference letter from your relevant sporting or performing institution or association that verifies your level of elite involvement over the past 12 months and your ongoing commitments ie NSW/Australian Athletics
  • current training and expected competition schedule for the upcoming year (if possible)
  • high-resolution competition or performance photo (action shot preferred).

 

Once you have your documents ready, apply here.


As a current student, you can apply or re-apply for the EAPP at any time. This includes both undergraduate and postgraduate students. 2021 EAPP members will be required to reapply to the program for 2022 EAPP status in September to ensure they receive timetabling benefits.

Current student who are not yet members can apply here


Current EAPP member? Join the EAPP group on ACU Life.

EAPP on ACU Life

Contact us

If you have any questions about the EAPP or the application process, or would like to register your interest, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our EAPP coordinator.

You can access contact details or submit an enquiry form by visiting contact us.

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