About Our Elite Athlete Program
James Cook University has been part of the Elite Athlete Education Network (EAEN) since 2013. This program provides support and flexibility for formally identified elite athlete students. Flexible options may include support with academic study loads and assessment deadlines. JCU’s Elite Athlete Program (EAP) aims to help students achieve success both on the sporting field and in the classroom. From business to sport and exercise science, Elite Athletes are studying a range of courses at JCU.
James Cook University is a member of UniSport Australia’s Elite Student Athlete Pathway Program.
What our program provides
When you join our elite athlete program, assistance may include. Advice and guidance on academic planning, course management and timetabling, provide support in flexible study and assessment options, recognition of credit achieved at other universities both internationally and interstate, towards study options at JCU. Implement plans to meet Elite Athlete's mode of study, and to accommodate sort needs when circumstances change.
To support your study, you may also receive
- Communication of available resources, facilities and community engagement opportunities existing on and off-campus.
- Elite Athlete Friendly University Procedure
- JCU scholarships including JCU Elite Athlete Scholarship.
- Complimentary use of JCU's sport and fitness facilities.
- 12-month JCU Gym membership.
The program is administered annually, so students need to reapply each year to maintain access throughout their studies.