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Head Start Scholarship Details


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.


  • 12.5% off the total tuition fee


Applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen residing permanently in Australia
  • have completed the Australian Year 12 Higher School Certificate or other academic qualifications
  • be commencing studies at ACPE in a full-time diploma course in the study period of application
  • be enrolled in a minimum of two study units in the study period of application

This scholarship is non deferable.

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be assessed on the basis of:

  • your application form that includes a written personal statement (details of what to include is outlined in the¬†Evidence Required¬†section below)

Evidence Required

  • A well written Personal Statement of purpose where you express your academic goals, field of interest, and how this scholarship is going to contribute to your academic and career aspirations. This response should highlight your passion, motivation, and impact you will have both as an ACPE student and in your area of study (coaching, dance, education, football, health, sport business). This should include an introduction about you and a paragraph (of no more than 100 words per paragraph) on each of the following:
    • Explain what you hope to achieve by studying this diploma
    • Describe how your passion in this area is going to drive your continued academic success and/or your career ambition in the sports industry
    • How will you contribute to ACPE and its community as a scholarship student?

Head Start Scholarship Application Form

An ACPE team member will be in contact with you to discuss your scholarship application within 24 hours of your submission.