At Flinders University, we appreciate how difficult it is to combine elite and high performance ambitions with an academic workload. Flinders University Sport and fitness offers up a number of sporting scholarships each year to assist athletes combine their study and sport.

Congratulations to the following students who have been awarded a sporting scholarship for 2018. We are excited about joining you on your sporting and academic journey and hope we can assist you in achieving your goals.

Tier 1

Holly Takos Track Cycling
Jack Rossiter Air Rifle (Shooting)


Tier 2

Riley Cocks Athletics
Matthew Gluyas Cross Country
Francesca Kidd Kayaking
Amelia Griffin Taekwondo
Sarah Allan Football
Sean Lohse Sprint Kayaking
Georgios Karavasilis Taekwondo
Fern Davies Triathlon
Madeleine Cameron Softball
Chelsie Dawber Soccer
Ebony Prelc Para Swimming


Tier 3

Mia Thompson – Fitzgerald Netball
Jessica Newbury Karate
Michaela Dunmall Ultimate Frisbee
Wayne Tuong Taekwondo
Hailey Mason Triathlon
Joel Pillar – Rogers Ultimate Frisbee
Michael Denton Mountain Biking
Tessa Manning Cycling
Ryan Yates Soccer
Jessica Allan Football
Georgia Campagnale Soccer
Lauren Aspinall Squash
Aidan Smith Ultimate Frisbee
Tom Chapman Cyclocross
Zachary Schwarz Indoor Cricket
Emerson Krstic Badminton
Scarlett Arnold Oaks Athletics
Ryan Foll Ice Hockey
Griffin Webber Baseball
Lane Whittaker Athletics
Shannon McSkimming Swimming
Jenna Kelley Athletics
Buse Savas Taekwondo
Mitchell Van Heythuysen Squash
Casey Goudie Lacrosse




Flinders University Sport and Fitness is pleased to be working with Dr Sam Elliott to deliver a 3-part seminar series covering;

(1) Confidence, Imagery and Performance
(2) Managing a dual career as a student-athlete
(3) Athlete resilience.

These form the basis of an Athlete Education program that consolidates efforts to develop and support emerging, elite and high performing athletes of Flinders University.
Click the link to view more information.



Download and fill in the Scholarship Application 2018

Dates for application closures are ; 29th March 2018 and 10th August 2018.

Flinders is a member of the Elite Athlete Friendly University (EAFU) program that supports Australia’s elite athletes to achieve academic excellence while also pursuing a sporting career. We recommend all athletes apply for Elite athlete status. For more information see the website

Sporting scholarships : Eligibility

Competing at the highest level in your state or above:

  • International – representing Australia at senior and junior level
  • National – competing at national level within Australia
  • State – participating in the top tier competition in the state (with the potential to compete at national and international competition)


37 sporting scholarships totalling $90,000 available across three tiers:

  • Tier 1: 2 x $4,000
    • o Competed in the past four years at:
      • Olympic Games / Paralympics
      • Commonwealth Games
      • World Championships
      • World Cups
      • World University Games
    • Tier 2: 10 x $2,700
      • o Represented Australia in the last three years
      • o Currently competing for a senior state team
      • o Represented at a senior international event in the last 12 months
    • Tier 3: 25 x $2,200
      • o Development athletes
      • o State junior in the last two years
      • o Current state league team member

Scholarships provided
(access to and level of these services will depend upon scholarship tier):

  • Financial assistance towards sporting competition costs
  • Onsite sport and fitness facilities to train
  • Allied health professional support, including dietitian, physiotherapy, & massage
  • Coached strength and conditioning programming and facility access
  • Australian University Games package waived (travel not included)

Please direct any enquiries directly to Wendy Gower

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P : 8201 2842