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Global Sporting Excellence Scholarship at University of Western Australia, 2020

The University of Western Australia is now accepting applications from talented student-athletes for the Global Sporting Excellence Scholarship to accomplish their degree in Australia.

The study program is open to high-performing athletes, coaches and officials around the world who want to undergraduate and postgraduate study at the university.

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The University of Western Australia is a public research university and also recognized as the sixth-oldest university in Australia. It offers an undergraduate degree program and a postgraduate degree program as well as doctoral-level programs.

Why at the University of Western Australia? The university provides a unique kind of education and a learning style that encourages one to be innovative, creative and think independently. It has a safe learning and living environment and employs strict codes of conduct for their students.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2020

Brief Description

  • University: The University of Western Australia
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
  • Award: Up to AUD$45,000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not known
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Australia

Eligibility            

  • Eligible Countries: Applications are open to students from across the globe
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded for undergraduate and postgraduate in any subject offered by the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • You must have received an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at The University of Western Australia.
  • You must have applied to commence an eligible course.
  • 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 program 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 program was awarded.
  3. Sports 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;
  • National League team player/professional club player squad member, for example, West Coast Fever player;
  1. World University Championships or World University Games team member; or
  2. Be an accredited and qualified coach or sports 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 opportunity , 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 opportunity , 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

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Interested participants are required to take admission in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program at the university. After that, applicants should apply for the award.
  • Supporting Documents: There is no supporting documents are required. Maybe at the time of application, the university asks for it.
  • Admission Requirements: For admission, aspirants are needed to hold their previous degree certificates with good academic grades.
  • Language Requirement: Demonstrating the English language ability by taking the TOEFL or IELTS test is a must if your country language is not English.

Benefits: The University of Western Australia will provide award amount up to AUD$45,000 for undergraduate studies or AUD$30,000 for postgraduate studies to assist with your tuition fees.

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