UniSA Sport Grants

Sport clubs and individual grants

The UniSA Sport Grants program aims to support initiatives that will enhance the delivery and accessibility of sport and recreation at UniSA. Sport and recreation activities are beneficial for students' physical, social and psychological wellbeing.

UniSA Sport provides a number of grants for clubs and students to compete in their chosen sport at a desired level, thus encouraging greater participation and relief from financial pressures that often create barriers as outlined in the UniSA Sport Grants Guide.

The UniSA Sport Grants Guide provides important information on the variety of grants available, the application process and eligibility, key dates, required documentation and much more.

Prior to applying for a grant, clubs or members must:

A copy of the Grants Guide is available here.

A copy of the Acquittal Report for UniSA Sport Club Grants is available here.

UniSA Sport Club Grants


 UniSA Club Promotional Grant (marketing material and promotional/student recruitment events)

The UniSA Club Promotional Grant consists of a club marketing and club event component and is available to affiliated and endorsed UniSA Sport Clubs. The grant aims to assist clubs with the development and production of promotional material e.g. banners, flyers, flags etc. while applications can also be submitted to fund club promotional/social events to be held on campus that are aimed at recruiting additional UniSA student club members. A club can only receive one small grant per year.

Maximum Grant Amount: $300 per calendar year
Applications Close: last Friday of each month

Click here to apply for an UniSA Sport Club Promotional Grant
 


 UniSA Club Operational Grant (equipment, coaching, uniforms)

UniSA Sport will provide registered UniSA Sport Clubs with assistance in the purchase of equipment, competition uniforms and assistance with funding for coaching and coach education. Applications open twice per year.

Maximum Grant Amount: $1000 per calendar year
Applications Close: Friday 26 April and Friday 11 October 2019

Click here to apply for a UniSA Sport Operational Club Grant
 

Individual Grants

Grants available to those registered with the UniSA Elite Athlete & Performer program (EAPP):


 UniSA Elite Athlete & Performer Travel Grant

The UniSA Athlete & Performer Travel Grants provide financial assistance to registered students on the UniSA Elite Athletes & Performer program. The grant supports attendance at specific state, national and international events through reimbursement of registration fees and a travel allowance.
This grant can be used for the following:

  • flights
  • accommodation
  • registration fees
  •  uniform
  • other official costs associated with the event
Value:
  • Up to $5,000 for international competition
  • Up to $2,000 for national competition
  • Up to $1,500 for UniSport Nationals or State competition

The Travel grant includes supporting EAPP registered students in attending the UniSport Nationals Div 1 (29 Sept-3 Oct), Nationals Div 2 (7-11 July) or National stand-alone competitions played throughout the year in their respective sport.
In addition to the grant’s financial support, those competing in the UniSport Nationals are also eligible to receive a 12 month Gold gym membership, providing access to UniSA Sport gyms, pools and fitness classes across UniSA campuses.

How to apply: 
  • Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal). 
  • Applications must be made prior to the date of competition.
  • Applications made after the date of competition will not be accepted unless there are exceptional circumstances.
Please note:
  • There are a limited number of grants available annually for the EAPP.
  • Only one grant will be allocated to a student in a calendar year.


 UniSA Elite Athlete Study Grant

  • These grants provide financial assistance to students registered with the UniSA Elite Athlete & Performer program. 
  • Value: $2,000*

  • *Pro-rata payments will apply for part-time enrolment.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

  • UniSA Elite Athlete or Elite Performing Artist

  • Australian citizen or Australian Permanent Resident

  • Full-time or part-time load

  • Evidence of financial hardship

  • Whilst low socio-economic status is the primary criterion for the Elite Athletes Study Grant, applications will be weighted according to other equity indicators, including:

  • first in family to study higher education

  • identify as Aboriginal

  • living in a regional area within the last 4 years

  • Australian Institute of Sport categorisation

  • The grant will be awarded on the basis of financial disadvantage and other equity criteria.

How to apply: 

For more information about the EAPP grants, please contact:

UniSA Scholarships & Prizes




 

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