Sporting Scholarships

Chris Friend

“The Elite Athlete Program allows me to pursue my career as a professional surfer while striving towards completing my degree and a career in business. It has opened up a world of opportunities and friendships with many amazing Sydney University athletes.”

Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness (SUSF), through the Elite Athlete Program, has assisted the University of Sydney to continue Australia’s oldest and richest academic and sporting tradition. SUSF is a leading provider of support and services to student athletes enrolled at Sydney, or representing Sydney University in their chosen sport.

If you are an elite athlete who wants to achieve excellence in your concurrent pursuit of academics and sport, then look no further than the University of Sydney and (SUSF) Elite Athlete Program.

For further information please contact The Elite Athlete Program directly.

David Clarke Memorial Scholarship

The David Clarke Memorial Scholarship is for students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents, who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and prospects, and who intend to become Sydney University rugby players with ambitions for higher achievements in the sport of rugby. The recipient will embody the values and high standards of integrity that David Clarke represented.

The scholarship will meet tuition expenses and course fees and (at the discretion of the Selection Panel) other expenses necessarily incurred in undertaking their course of study for one year of a student’s degree.

Applications will be assessed on the basis of excellence in both academic and Rugby Union achievements. The Selection Panel will consist of The Chairman of Macquarie Bank, the President of the Sydney University Football Club, Mrs David Clarke, the Vice-Chancellor of The University of Sydney or his nominee and a nominee of The University of Sydney.

This scholarship is worth $15,000 for one year.

Applications will reopen in 2018.