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Nambour RSL Club Elite Athlete Scholarship

Applications for Semester 1 2023 scholarships are now open.

Applicants will be advised the outcome of their application by close of business on Tuesday 28 February 2023.

To assist elite and emerging athletes to achieve in tertiary education and high performance sport

Offered for the first time in 2019, the Nambour RSL Club Elite Athlete Scholarship supports Sunshine Coast athletes to achieve at the highest level in their sport and education.

As a community club which exists for the benefit of the local community, Nambour RSL will give preference, where possible, to an applicant with ties to the Nambour Region, particularly those who demonstrate leadership and community commitment.

The program provides encouragement, support and funding for 12 months. One scholarship with a value of A$5,000 paid to the recipient over two semesters as follows:

• $2,500 paid to the recipient following enrolment checks at census in Semester 1
• $2,500 paid to the recipient following enrolment checks at census in Semester 2

High performance sport at UniSC represents a fearless commitment to developing sporting excellence alongside academic success. With nationally accredited facilities, year-round idyllic conditions and dedicated athlete support resources, UniSC is fast becoming a national leader in high performance sport and a university that ensures our athletes are well placed for continued success during their competitive career and beyond.

Please see UniSC’s High Performance Student Athlete program and High Performance Sport for further details on programs and assistance to enable you to achieve excellence in both sport and study.

Please Note:  This scholarship is offered on a yearly basis through funds provided by an external donor. If funding is not available in any given year, the scholarship will not be awarded.

  • new or continuing domestic students in any undergraduate degree program
  • full-time or part-time enrolment
  • registered as a student athlete within UniSC's High Performance Student Athlete Program.
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Selection criteria
  • level of sporting achievement
  • level of academic achievement
  • sporting aspirations
  • leadership capability
  • commitment to the Sunshine Coast community
  • financial need
  • preference will be given to an athlete with connections to the Nambour community
Eligible programs
Any undergraduate program
Number available

A$5,000 (A$2,500 per semester)

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