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Emerging Athlete Program

A considerable fund has been established by the ActivateUTS to provide support to high achievers in a wide range of sporting pursuits.

ActivateUTS has three programs to support athletes of UTS:

  • Elite Athlete Program;
  • Emerging Athlete Program; and
  • EAP Housing Scholarship

Value and duration

Each scholar in the Emerging Athlete Program may receive:

  • Free use of the ActivateFit on Harris gym and consultation & programming services
  • Access to the Elite Athlete Private Gym
  • Subsidised fees when competing for UTS in University Sporting Competitions
  • Assistance with academic matters via the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network
  • EAP branded training apparel.

Who is eligible?

You may be eligible for a UTS sporting scholarship if you:

  • Are an enrolled UTS student
  • Compete in a sport at a representative, State or National level
The ActivateUTS Board reserves the right in special circumstances to grant a scholarship to students who do not meet the above eligibility criteria.

UTS Elite and Emerging Athlete Scholars requirements:

  • Maintain a minimum academic level of 'pass' for all subjects
  • Compete for a representative UTS sporting team, where relevant
  • Become a member of a UTS sporting club, where relevant
  • Act as an ambassador for UTS and UTS Sport

Course area(s)

All courses.


For information on how to apply please visit the ActivateUTS Elite Athlete Program website.

Application period

Opening date: 01 December 2016
Closing date: 24 March 2017

For further information contact

Rachael Simmons
Phone: +61 2 9514 1516
Email: Rachael.Simmons@uts.edu.au
Website: www.activateuts.com.au/Sport/EliteAthleteProgram