Supporting RMIT's elite and emerging athletes to achieve sporting and academic excellence.
The RMIT Elite Athlete Program (REAP) supports elite and emerging athletes to achieve sporting and academic excellence. By supporting students to devote time to training and competition while also completing their tertiary studies, student athletes can achieve both their sporting and academic aspirations.
Through dedicated assistance from the REAP team, over 200 student athletes successfully balance the high demands of elite sport and university life each year. Program benefits include some or all of the following depending on whether you meet the criteria as an elite or emerging athlete.
To qualify as an Elite Athlete, you must be a:
To qualify as an Emerging Athlete, you must be a:
To qualify an an eSports Elite Athlete or coach, you must be a:
To qualify as an eSports Emerging Athlete or coach, you must be:
competing at national level in the top division in one of the PC or console games listed in the eSports elite athlete or coach section.
REAP Applications are open for 2024!
When applying, you'll need to provide supporting documentation on letterhead from your sporting governing body outlining your involvement in the sport and that you are in one of the squads listed on the previous tab. Screen shots and emails will not be accepted.
You will also need to provide a high resolution photo from competition
If you have questions about the Elite Athlete Program, email email@example.com.
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.