Elite Athlete Travel Grant



The ANU Sport Elite Athlete Travel Grant is a program available to current ANU students to provide assistance in order for them to attend and participate in sporting events around Australia and the globe. The Elite Athlete Travel Grant reflects ANU Sport’s commitment to support athletes who seek to excel in their sport and academics.

Student Athlete Eligibility

Funding for representative support is only available to students who are enrolled at the Australian National University (ANU) at the time of participating in the event for which they are applying to receive funding.
All applicants must be registered at the ANU with the Elite Athlete Friendly University program through the office of Access and Inclusion.


The Elite Athlete Travel Grant can provide funding of up to $1,000 to successful applicants.
There are only a limited number of Grants available annually and pro-rata funding will apply when an exceptional number of applications are received.


All applications must be made prior to the date of competition. Any applications made to the Elite Athlete Travel Grant after the date of competition will not be accepted unless under exceptional circumstances.
Applications for the Elite Athlete Travel Grant can be made HERE.


Funding support is only available to students of the ANU who are selected to represent Australia by a National Sporting Organisation or Australian University Sport in an underage or open/senior team.

Preference will be given to those applicants who compete for ANU Sport through affiliated clubs and at National University Championships.

Elite Athlete Travel Grant funding is only to be used to help ANU athletes meet the actual costs associated with competition which can include:

o Flights
o Accommodation
o Internal Travel
o Uniform
o Registration
o Other official costs

Successful applicants will be required to complete a Post Competition Report and be available to assist with ANU Sport promotional activities.

Application Deadlines

There are two rounds of funding available each year (Semester 1, Semester 2)

To be considered for each round of Travel Grant funding, applications must be received by the Sport Performance Coordinator by the following dates:

• Round 1 – Friday 1st June 2018
• Round 2 – Thursday 1st November 2018

Terms and Conditions

For full terms and conditions of the Elite Athlete Travel Grant please follow this link