Sports Scholarships at UNSW
If you are a baseball or softball player who wants to play for UNSWBSC, you may be eligible for a scholarship from the university.
The University offers several scholarships to potential First or A Grade Baseball or Softball Players who are current or enrolling students at UNSW. A summary of scholarships that may be of interest are listed below.
The Ben Lexcen Scholarships
These scholarships are awarded to elite student-athletes from multiple sports. They provide:
Applications must be made via www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au
High Performance Scholarships
These scholarships supplement the Lexcen program and are also awarded to elite student-athletes from multiple sports. They provide:
Applications should be submitted via the Ben Lexcen Scholarship application process at www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au
These scholarships supplement the Lexcen and High Performance program. They provide:
Again, applications should be submitted via the Ben Lexcen Scholarship application process at www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au
Further details on UNSW’s High Performance Scholarship Program can be viewed here.
In addition to these sporting scholarships, UNSW offers a wide range of academic scholarships. See www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au for details.
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THE UNSW ELITE ATHLETES AND PERFORMERS PROGRAM
Under the UNSW Elite Athletes and Performers Program, applicants for undergraduate places can also receive up to five bonus points on their ATAR (or recognised senior secondary qualification) for entry into their preferred UNSW program (other than Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery).
The Elite Athletes and Performers Program also provides eligible students in all study programs the necessary support to successfully integrate their academic life with their sporting pursuits through enrolment flexibility, cross-institutional study options and leave of absence for travel commitments.
Further details on UNSW’s High Performance Athlete Program can be viewed here.
CURRENT UNSW STUDENTS
A set of criteria has been established to recognise student contributions to the university for inclusion on their Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS). Examples of approved special achievements, scholarships, prizes and awards and co-curricular activities that may apply to members of the UNSWBSC include:
APPLYING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS
University scholarships are managed by the UNSW Scholarships Unit and can be applied for at www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au
For more information on university scholarships, university entry and college placements for elite cricketers, please contact UNSW Sport and Recreation’s Athlete Development Officer, Helen Bryson, on 02 9385 5725 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are considering applying for a Sport Scholarship, we would like to support you in your application. Please feel free to contact the club to assist you in the process