Steps on how to apply for the Elite Athletes and Artistic Performers Entry Scheme.
Apply for courses with VTAC
First you need to choose your undergraduate degree preferences and apply with VTAC by due dates.
Submit an online application
Once you've submitted your course application, you can apply online for the Elite Athletes and Artistic Performers Entry Scheme.
Elite athletes currently in Year 12 can submit their application before applying for a course, but it must be by the final course application closing dates. For more information, refer to Step 3 below, for athletes currently in Year 12.
The final due date for Start-year 2022 applications is by the Start-year VTAC Very Late application closing date.
The VTAC Very Late application closing date for Start-year 2022 is 3 December 2021 (5pm).
You'll need to provide a verification letter from a State or National Sporting Organisation, Professional or National League team or Professional Player’s association.
If you need to edit your application or update your verification letter then please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For athletes currently in Year 12
Elite athletes who are currently in Year 12 and will complete their VCE or equivalent qualification in 2021, and meet the course prerequisites will be guaranteed entry to the University of Melbourne in 2022 with an ATAR (or notional ATAR) of:
- 70.00: Agriculture
- 85.00: Arts, Design, Oral Health, Science
- 91.00: Commerce
- 94.00: Biomedicine
If your application is submitted by the end of August in the year preceding entry and is successful, you will receive a conditional offer for the upcoming Semester 1 intake, which will be issued by early October.
For eligible athletes applying for a MU sports scholarship
Eligible athletes can also apply to Melbourne’s Elite Athlete Program for sports scholarships and support.
Be assessed and wait for offers
If you qualify, you will be considered for special entry when your application is assessed.
If successful, you'll receive a Melbourne offer with instructions on how to accept.