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.
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 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: $2000 per calendar year
Applications Close: Friday 21 April and Friday 6 October 2023
Click here to apply for a UniSA Sport Operational Club Grant
Grants available to those registered with the UniSA Elite Athlete & Performer program (EAPP):
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 13 August (UniSport Nationals) or 4 weeks prior (National stand-alone events)
Click here to apply for an UniSport Nationals Elite Athlete 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:
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: