The University and the Hockey Club offer sport scholarships to help support student-athletes, through the University's Elite Athlete Program.
In addition to these scholarships, the Elite Athlete Program has several other components that student-athletes may be eligible for, including:
For more details, visit Melbourne University Sport's Elite Athlete Program page.
Note that the University does not offer US-style tuition fee sports scholarships.
To hold a hockey scholarship, you must (during the applicable scholarship year) be:
Potential/prospective students or club members can of course apply (any offers are then conditional upon enrolment at the University and joining the club).
Scholarships are open to all nationalities.
To apply, complete a Sport Scholarship Application, available from Melbourne University Sport's Elite Athlete Program page. Elite Athlete Entry Scheme applications are also available from that page.
Stage 1 'early' scholarship applications (prospective students only) for 2018 have closed.
Stage 2 scholarship applications (for both returning and prospective students) for 2018 close on Friday 9 February.
|Scholarship||Total Value||Study Grant||AUG Subsidy1||Gym, S&C2||Playing Fees Waiver3||Uniform4||Physio Support5||Minimum playing standard required|
|High Performance Scholarship||$11,778||$2,750||$1,250||$1718||$240||$300||$5,520||Australia senior squad or AIS, or equivalent|
|Friends of the Sports Association Scholarship||$10,778||$1,750||$1,250||$1718||$240||$300||$5,520||Emergering national athlete (Aus senior potential or equivalent)|
|Hockey Scholarship - Tier 1||$9,528
||$500||$1,250||$1718||$240||$300||$5,520||Representative-level (U18/U21+) or equivalent (e.g. Full Blue, VIS/SIS, etc)|
|Hockey Scholarship - Tier 2||$2,873||-||$500||$1718||$240||$300||$115||Premier League|
Amounts are based on 2017. Exact values in 2018 may differ slightly (but will be confirmed in any scholarship offers).
Number of scholarships available
MUHC and the University offer up to 5 male and 5 female hockey scholarships annually, depending on quality and quantity of applicants.