For the second year, this University of Melbourne scholarship will support up-and-coming student-athletes as they strive to reach their athletic and academic potential. The Andrew and Geraldine Buxton Athletics Scholarship will assist an aspiring student-athlete to simultaneously pursue their world-class academic and sporting dreams at Australia’s number one ranked university.
The scholarship is the first elite athlete scholarship of its kind in Australia to be established in perpetuity by a donor and provides significant support for rising track and field talent to remain in Australia.
The scholarship provides $10,000 per year in a cash award, as well as additional in-kind support. All students who are studying or applying to study at the University of Melbourne are eligible to apply.
Applications are now closed for 2017.