EAPP scholarships

EAPP scholarships are a financial assistance grant designed to support you with expenses related to your sporting, performance or academic career. To be eligible to apply for a scholarship you must first have applied and be accepted to the EAPP for the relevant calendar year.

Half scholarships will be available to students who commence at ACU midyear and similarly to students who are finishing their degree midyear.

Applications for 2021 scholarships open on Monday 7 September 2020 and close on Monday 30 November 2020. The link to the online application form will be located in your EAPP welcome email to all successful applications. Current students can access the online application form via ACU Life EAPP scholarships grants are valued from $1,000-$5,000 depending on your level of representation. Scholarship values are awarded at the discretion of ACU with the support of the Elite Athlete and Performer Program Advisory Committee.

Scholarships are paid in two equal instalments at the conclusion of each semester.

Obligations of scholarship recipients for 2020/2021

Scholarship recipients will be required to fulfil the following commitments to receive their financial contribution:

  • Represent ACU at UniSport Nationals or UniSport International endorsed event as an athlete, coach or mentor unless elite sporting commitment prevents this.
  • The recipient needs to meet EAPP eligibility requirements.
  • Attendance at a minimum of one EAPP specific event.
  • Maintain a minimum academic standing (GPA 4).
  • Remain enrolled at ACU for both semesters – scholarships are paid post census date biannually.
  • Remain enrolled in one semester for half scholarships, payment is made post census date.
  • Volunteer at a minimum of one EAPP or ACU Sport related events eg Open Day, Market Day or Orientation; and/or community engagement or ACU appearances.
  • Provide a student athlete profile and photo for web and print media.
  • Commit to a minimum of three social media posts across Instagram or Facebook at sport events or university events tagging in @ACUSPORT including hashtags #ACUSport #ACUElite and #ACUEAPP
  • Understand and adhere to the ACU Social Media Policy.

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EAPP travel subsidies

You’re also able to apply for one-off additional funding of up to $1,000 to assist with travel and accommodation when competing at elite events. This subsidy is given at our discretion.

Apply for an EAPP travel subsidy

UniSport nationals subsidies

If you represent ACU at national and/or international events endorsed by UniSport, you may be entitled to subsidised fees.
To find out more, get in touch with your EAPP coordinator or visit contact us.

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