ESSA Academic Membership - Before You Start


This form is relevant to applicants who::

  • hold a minimum 50% appointment at a higher education provider or research institution in the area of exercise and sports science.


Complete the online application form by following the prompts, pay the processing fee and submit your application.
All mandatory fields must be completed before you will be able to submit your application. 
The application form must be completed in English and all documentation supplied must be in English.


Applications will not be assessed until all information and supporting documentation has been received.
Applications are assessed in order of submission and can take up to 10 working days per application from the date of submission. 
You will receive a confirmation email upon receipt of your application. If you have not received this within one working day of sending your application please contact ESSA on +61 7 3171 3335.

Before you start!

We require you to upload the following documents during the online application.  You will need to have the following documents scanned in PDF format for upload during the process and ensure you meet the eligibility criteria:

  Meet the Eligibility Criteria
  Certified Final Academic Transcript/s
  Employer Letter
  Certified Photo ID

Resources and examples can be found here

Tick all these boxes to begin the join process.