Student Excellence Academy

La Trobe Student Excellence Academy - Celebrating All Kinds of Clever

The La Trobe Student Excellence Academy recognises diverse forms of excellence and develops potential in our students by challenging and inspiring the next generation of leaders.

How to apply

Our Mission

The La Trobe Student Excellence Academy provides life changing support and enrichment opportunities that expand current study and employment advantages to students who are outstanding in the following areas:

  • Academic achievement
  • Elite athletic achievement
  • Community engagement
  • Cultural excellences
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation

Key benefits

  • Tailored leadership development programs and seminars
  • Targeted careers support that will help to set you apart at graduation
  • Priority access to industry mentoring and work placements
  • Opportunities to represent the university at national and international events
  • Connection to a network of outstanding students across all our campuses
  • Opportunities to explore your passions and extend yourself into new areas.

Opportunities to challenge and inspire include

  • La Trobe Leaderships Insights Seminar Series
  • Tailored Orientation and Graduation events
  • Priority invitations to the Bold Thinking and Ideas and Society Series
  • Industry networking events
  • Lunch with the Vice Chancellor

How to apply

Entry to the La Trobe Student Excellence Academy will be through direct invitation or expression of interest. Two application rounds will be held each year.

Students will be accepted into the La Trobe Student Excellence Academy by demonstrating excellence in the areas of academic achievement, sport, community engagement, the Arts and entrepreneurship.

2019 application rounds will be held in March and July.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible you must have completed 60 credit points of study at La Trobe University.

Academic

Acceptance of invitation for eligible students:

  • who have a course WAM of 90+
  • or are the highest achieving student in a degree course at each campus

Sport

Acceptance of invitation following confirmed acceptance into the La Trobe Elite Athlete Program

Entrepreneur

Acceptance of invitation for eligible students

Cultural

Acceptance of invitation

Or

By application and submission of a portfolio by Friday 15 March 2019 to be assessed by a selection panel

Community

Acceptance of invitation

Or

By application and submission of a relevant reference by Friday 15 March 2019 to be assessed by a selection panel

Accept your invitation

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