Scholarship for Domestic Students
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Scholarship for Domestic Students

ACPE offers a range of scholarships for domestic students who are Australian citizens, permanent residents, humanitarian visa holders, or New Zealand citizens residing permanently in Australia

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Self-Starter Scholarship

At ACPE, we are committed to providing you with equal and supportive opportunities. The Self-Starter Scholarship is intended to recognise your life journey that may have been challenging, as well your outstanding academic excellence or your career in the sports industry. Consideration will be given to applicants from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, applicants from rural and remote communities within Australia, students who have a disability or advocating for inclusion, high achieving students and our alumni network.

The Frank Stuart Young Leader Scholarship

Go-Getter Scholarship

Whether you are a go-getter, an achiever, or a dreamer, the ACPE scholarship could be the game changer you have been waiting for to start your education journey. We are looking for all-rounders who excel in either academic or non-academic pursuits and have a desire to be young leaders.

Head Start Scholarship

Head Start Scholarship

Get a head start to your study goals with ACPE undergraduate diplomas. Our diplomas are designed to prepare you for an enriched and successful education journey and future career in the sports industry. By providing you with the right level of study skills, you will easily transition into a degree and gain credits into your chosen degree, which means you will have few units to study when you start your degree.

Alumni Community Scholarship

Refer A Mate Scholarship

Refer a mate today and give your friends or family members the opportunity to join ACPE and succeed with you!

You and your mate will receive $2,000 each if your mate meets the entry requirements and remains enrolled in a minimum of 3 units past census date.

Terms and conditions apply. See Eligibility section for more details.

CEO Merit List Scholarships

CEO’s Merit List Scholarship

The CEO’s Merit List Scholarships are offered to current students who demonstrate a high academic achievement and/or outstanding potential to be future leaders in each semester.

Our top priority is our students and these scholarships demonstrate that we help our students to build their future.

The Emerging Elite Athlete Performer Coach Scholarship

Elite Star Scholarship

ACPE understands the level of commitment, discipline and dedication required to excel at a high level in sport or dance and that this level of commitment to a sport places different demands on students to ensure that they can maintain good academic standing. The Elite Star Scholarships are intended for new students who have demonstrated a high level of commitment and achievement in dance or sport as an emerging athlete, performer or coach, and would benefit from financial support.

The ACPE Sports High School Scholarship

ACPE Sports High Schools Association Scholarship

This scholarship was established to provide a clear pathway to higher education for year 12 students from the following sports high schools:

  • Endeavour Sports High School
  • The Hills Sports High School
  • Hunter Sports High School
  • Illawarra Sports High School
  • Matraville Sports High School
  • Narrabeen Sports High School
  • Westfields Sports High School
Gilchrist Foundation Scholarship

Gilchrist Foundation Scholarship

The Gilchrist Foundation’s mission is to assist eligible students in furthering their education and/or sporting ability through financial assistance and active mentoring. ACPE and the Gilchrist Foundation have two fee-relief scholarships for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students who meet the course entry requirements to study at ACPE.


International Scholarship

ACPE welcomes students from all over the world who are passionate about the sports industry to join our accredited undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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Guide to scholarship applications

Different scholarships have different application processes. Please check the individual eligibility requirements and selection criteria to find out which scholarship is right for you. If in doubt, please contact the ACPE team for assistance.

ACPE Scholarship Guide

Learn more about what it means to be an ACPE Scholarship student including:

  • Selecting and applying for one or more ACPE scholarships that are applicable to you
  • Evidence required for each scholarship
  • How to apply
  • Your commitment to ACPE
  • Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Complete an online application form by visiting the ACPE website and submit all required documents for the scholarship you are applying for. Note that some scholarships require different supporting documentation.

The eligibility requirements will vary and depend on the scholarship you are applying for. Please check this brochure, the ACPE website for the eligibility requirements or contact our Student Enrolment Advisors for more information on 1300 302 867.

The selection criteria will vary depending on the scholarship you are applying for. It may include academic merit, non-academic pursuits, young leader attributes, evidence of circumstances and/or written statements. Please check this brochure, the ACPE website or contact our Student Enrolment Advisors on 1300 302 867 for more information about the selection criteria.

You can apply for an ACPE scholarship at any time up to an intake date, to allow sufficient time to review and process the application. Always check the ACPE website for the latest updates to scholarship deadlines or contact our Student Enrolment Advisors for more information on
1300 302 867.

You may apply for as many scholarships as you are eligible for but will only be eligible to be awarded one scholarship at any time.

Depending on the actual scholarship, an ACPE student may be eligible for more than one scholarship, but not two scholarships outright. Contact us for more details.

If you have applied for a scholarship, ACPE will contact you to advise you of the outcome. Applicants will be notified after the selection process has been completed, generally 2 weeks from the time of the application closing date.

Each scholarship has strict ongoing eligibility requirements. These requirements include maintaining a full-time study load (unless approved otherwise), maintaining a certain academic standard and completing your ACPE community service hours. In addition, all information will be outlined your scholarship letter of offer. If your study circumstances change, please contact for further advice.

Your scholarship will be reactivated upon your return to studies, and you do not need to reapply for your scholarship.

If you withdraw from your course, then your scholarship will be cancelled. You will need to re-apply for a scholarship if you wish to return to study.

Contact our Student Enrolment Advisors on 1300 302 867 for any scholarship questions or email us at