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: $500 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: $2500 per calendar year
Applications Close: Friday 12 April and Friday 4 October 2024

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):

UniSport Nationals Elite Athlete Grant

This grant provides support for currently enrolled students who are registered on the UniSA Elite Athlete & Performer Program (EAPP), who are representing UniSA at the UniSport Nationals or National stand-alone events. The grant covers the cost of event registration, UniSA team package and return flights.

Maximum Grant Amount: up to $1000 per calendar year
Applications Close: Sunday 11 August 2024 (UniSport Nationals) or 4 weeks prior (National stand-alone events)

Click here to apply for an UniSport Nationals Elite Athlete Grant

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
  • Up to $2,000 for international competition
  • Up to $1,500 for national competition
  • Up to $1,000 for state competition
How to apply:  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 Travel & Study Grants, please contact:

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