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.
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 email@example.com
For athletes currently in Year 12
Elite athletes who are confirmed as eligible for the Entry Scheme will be guaranteed entry to the University of Melbourne in the Semester 1, 2023 intake if they are currently in Year 12 and:
- Will complete their VCE (or equivalent qualification) in 2022, and
- Will satisfy all course prerequisites, and
- Achieve a 2022 ATAR (or notional ATAR) as follows
Bachelor of Agriculture
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Biomedicine
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Design
Diploma in General Studies
Bachelor of Oral Health
Bachelor of Science
If your Entry Scheme application is submitted by no later than 7th of September 2022 and is successful, you will receive a conditional offer for the upcoming Semester 1, 2023 intake. Conditional offer letters will be issued during early October 2022. Note that a course application (submitted via VTAC) is still required.
The final due date for Semester 1, 2023 applications is the VTAC very late application closing date of 5pm, Friday 2 December 2022.
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.